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

By Tom Longo | 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…

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

By Tom Longo | 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…

Saying “I Do” to Sea Turtles

By Tom Longo | 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…

There’s a New Kid on the Block

By Tom Longo | 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…

Annual Gala to Benefit Juno Beach’s Loggerhead Marinelife Center

By Tom Longo | 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…

Sea Turtle Says Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV

By Tom Longo | 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…

How Do We Name Our Sea Turtles?

By Tom Longo | 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…

Rehabilitation Gives Endangered Green Sea Turtle Second Chance at Life

By Tom Longo | January 25, 2011 | Comments Off on Rehabilitation Gives Endangered Green Sea Turtle Second Chance at Life

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdwZcO19aNI&w=640&h=390] Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff and volunteer crew nurtured an endangered green sea turtle back to health, releasing the 21.23 pound juvenile turtle back into the ocean on its 62nd…

Loggerhead Marinelife Center to Release Endangered Sea Turtle This Saturday

By Tom Longo | January 22, 2011 | Comments Off on Loggerhead Marinelife Center to Release Endangered Sea Turtle This Saturday

WHAT: A 21.23 pound juvenile green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) will complete its transition from rescue to release on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. (weather and surf permitting)…

New Year, New Blog, New Sea Turtle

By Tom Longo | January 18, 2011 | Comments Off on New Year, New Blog, New Sea Turtle

Hi folks! My name is Brittany Jo Miller and I am the new Sr. Coordinator, Marketing & Communications for Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida. One of the components…