Florida Orthodontist Doubles as Turtle Shell Repairman

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | March 30, 2011 | Comments Off on Florida Orthodontist Doubles as Turtle Shell Repairman

Hello to all of our biggest cyber space supporters! We are extremely grateful for the national recognition our center has received as a result of an AOL News Article that was published on March 28th. The response to our story has been overwhelming! Many of you are familiar with “Andre,” a green sea turtle that…

Deborah Jaffe Joins Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Director of Development

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | March 15, 2011 | Comments Off on Deborah Jaffe Joins Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Director of Development

  After 25 years of living, working, and volunteering in the Palm Beach area, Deborah Jaffe has joined Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Director of Development. The career move marks the first time Jaffe has been employed by a non-profit organization, but her resume showcases a longstanding commitment to building community through volunteer leadership of several…

Clothing Company vineyard vines® Announces Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Beneficiary of March “Tied to a Cause” Collection

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | March 4, 2011 | Comments Off on Clothing Company vineyard vines® Announces Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Beneficiary of March “Tied to a Cause” Collection

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, based in Juno Beach, FL, is clothing company vineyard vines’ Tied to a Cause partner for the month of March. The non-profit organization promotes conservation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. Tied to a Cause is vineyard vines’ charitable program that honors different charities…

4th Annual Lights Out Gala Raises $96,000 for Loggerhead Marinelife Center

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | March 1, 2011 | Comments Off on 4th Annual Lights Out Gala Raises $96,000 for Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Event Serves as Reminder of “Lights Out” Campaign During Sea Turtle Nesting Season Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s premiere fundraiser, the Fourth Annual Lights Out Gala, was held on February 25th and raised $96,000 for the non-profit organization while celebrating the March 1st start of sea turtle nesting season on Florida’s east coast. Named for the worldwide…

Marinelife Center Gives Important Reminders for Sea Turtle Nesting Season: Nesting Season Begins March 1st

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | March 1, 2011 | Comments Off on Marinelife Center Gives Important Reminders for Sea Turtle Nesting Season: Nesting Season Begins March 1st

Sea turtle nesting season begins on March 1st on Florida’s east coast. Although the ancient underwater reptile has been swimming the world’s oceans for more than 100 million years, even persisting through the mass dinosaur extinction, its survival today is threatened by human activity. Disturbance of nesting beaches jeopardizes the sea turtles’ survival, including development,…

Saying “I Do” to Sea Turtles

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 16, 2011 | Comments Off on Saying “I Do” to Sea Turtles

This story falls into the “Weird News” category for several reasons! A newlywed couple met two years ago while working at Sea Life London Aquarium. They thought it was a good idea to hold their Valentine’s Day wedding ceremony underwater at the very place they met. Cool? Yes. Practical? Not exactly.  With an underwater guest…

There’s a New Kid on the Block

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 11, 2011 | Comments Off on There’s a New Kid on the Block

A chain link moray eel arrived at Loggerhead Marinelife Center yesterday.  It is currently 14 inches long and lives with several other fish in the center’s coral reef aquarium. Chain link moray eels have long slender bodies. They have white coloring with a slightly yellow tint. They get their name for round, black or gray…

Annual Gala to Benefit Juno Beach’s Loggerhead Marinelife Center

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Annual Gala to Benefit Juno Beach’s Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Where will you be when the lights go out? Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s premiere fundraiser, the Fourth Annual Lights Out Gala, is scheduled for Friday, February 25, 2011 from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. The event will take place at Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s state of the art facility overlooking the ocean at 14200 US Highway One in…

Sea Turtle Says Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 4, 2011 | Comments Off on Sea Turtle Says Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV

The Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina held an experiment with Gabby the green sea turtle. She swam toward a Steelers target two separate times, predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will win Super Bowl XLV. Gabby was selected for the experiment because she has been doing target training at the aquarium, where she has lived…

How Do We Name Our Sea Turtles?

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 2, 2011 | Comments Off on How Do We Name Our Sea Turtles?

We received this e-mail from Loggerhead Marinelife Center volunteer Jeff Porter.  I’m including it verbatim because it was such a great read! I hope you find this post as clever (and informative) as I did!! If you ever want to check out Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s current patients, click here. Without further ado: “A Big Angry…