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Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Thursday (6/27/19) Morning

Corwin the sea turtle release

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10:00 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release Bovenizer the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach.  Bovenizer is an adult male loggerhead patient who was found in the intake canal of FPL’s St. Lucie…

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Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtle Night Research: Week 1

Now that the leatherback nesting season for the LMC night crew is over (though we still sample any that come ashore to nest), our attention has turned to the other two species that nest on Juno Beach: loggerheads (Caretta caretta) and greens (Chelonia mydas).  Based on last season’s fairly low numbers for loggerheads and greens,…

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Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Wednesday (6/19/19) Morning

Sea turtle release photo

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10:00 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release Bovenizer the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach.  Bovenizer is an adult male loggerhead patient who was found in the intake canal of FPL’s St. Lucie…

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Over 840 Participated in “Run 4 The Sea” on Saturday in Juno Beach

Race benefitted The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center Just over 840 people participated in this year’s eighth annual Run 4 The Sea on Saturday, June 15. Participants of all ages and from all over ran or walked to support Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s mission to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus…

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Leatherback Nesting Season Week 11: The Final Week

The final week of the 2019 leatherback nesting season for the LMC night crew has come to a close. We’ve had an absolute blast working with these magnificent creatures over the last 11 weeks and we’re all sad to see it end. The season has definitely started to wind down, as we only encountered one…

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Marine Debris Sort Report May 2019

Did you know? Between 70 and 90% of all debris Loggerhead Marinelife Center removes from the beach is made of plastic. Last month, LMC removed over 536 pounds of trash from the beach, and over 89% was made of plastic. Thank you to everyone who has been helping to keep our beaches clean during sea…

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June 2019 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend Of LMC,Run 4 The Sea – Celebrating World Ocean’s Month: Happy World Ocean’s Month from all of us at Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC)!  During this special month of conservation education and celebration, we are excited to host our 8th annual Run 4 The Sea this Saturday, June…

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Last Chance to Register and “Run 4 The Sea” this Saturday!

In-person and Virtual Run/Walk Options We’re only a few days away from the Eighth Annual Run 4 The Sea, but there’s still time to register for Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s benefit run/walk. Best of all, there’s a virtual race option for those who can’t make it in person! The Eighth Annual Run 4 The Sea benefit race, presented by…

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Leatherback Nesting Season Week 10: The Penultimate Week

The second to last week of the night crew’s 2019 leatherback season is complete. Even though the calendar says their season should be winding down, the turtles definitely did not receive that message. We encountered 10 leatherbacks, bringing our total number of sampled females to 92, and we have seen all but two of them…

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