Leatherback Blog

November 2019 Newsletter

By Justin Perrault | November 7, 2019 |

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC,  It is my pleasure to welcome you to our special November edition of our monthly newsletter! In this newsletter, we…

Go Blue Awards winner, 4ocean, helps Loggerhead Marinelife Center celebrate one of its largest sea turtle releases

By Justin Perrault | November 1, 2019 |

Juno Beach, FL. – It takes a village, and in this case a committed conservation partner 4ocean, to support one of the largest sea turtle releases to-date for Loggerhead Marinelife…

Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts its 1st Back-to-School Bioblitz!

By Justin Perrault | October 29, 2019 |

Tequesta, Florida: On Saturday, September 7th, Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) hosted its first Back-to-School Bioblitz at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, FL. What is a Bioblitz? A Bioblitz is an…

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Launches 4th annual Unwrap the Waves Candy Wrapper Recycling Program with 29 Palm Beach County Schools

By Justin Perrault | October 22, 2019 |

Juno Beach, Florida: On Saturday, October 19th, 2019, Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) officially launched its Unwrap the Waves candy wrapper recycling program at its annual Fletch’s Fall Festival.  Partnering with…

Trash Travels

By Justin Perrault | October 19, 2019 |

“I never leave my trash behind when I go to the beach, so how is there so much to pick up during beach cleanups?” A beach cleanup volunteer asks one…

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Incubates Success with Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program

By Justin Perrault | October 11, 2019 |

Juno Beach, FL – Beginning with its founder Eleanor Fletcher’s early research of sea turtles, Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) has a long history of innovative and exploratory sea turtle research.…

October 2019 Newsletter

By Justin Perrault | October 3, 2019 |

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC,  It’s my pleasure to welcome you to our special Go Blue Awards Luncheon edition of our monthly eNewsletter!  In 2009,…

Loggerhead and Green Night Research: End of the 2019 Night Season

By Justin Perrault | August 18, 2019 |

The 2019 nesting season is slowly coming to a close, as we are seeing the last of the loggerhead nests from Tequesta down to Juno. The greens are still nesting,…

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtle Night Research: 20K Nests and FAU/LMC Collaborative Research Update

By Justin Perrault | August 11, 2019 |

As the loggerheads start saying ‘goodbye’ to the 2019 nesting season, greens continue to come ashore to nest! We officially broke 20,000 recorded nests this past week and currently have…

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtle Night Research: New Nesting Record and Leatherback Update

By Justin Perrault | August 4, 2019 |

We begin with big news out of Juno Beach: We have officially broken the all time record for nests in a single season!!!! As of Saturday, August 3rd, we have…