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LMC partners with statewide organizations to conduct green sea turtle research in the Keys

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) Director of Research Dr. Justin Perrault joined research partners at Force Blue (a team of retired combat veterans focused on programs to help the world’s marine resources in the Florida Keys), The Turtle Hospital of Marathon, Inwater Research Group, and Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, to conduct a…

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins March 1

9.5 miles of beach monitored by Loggerhead Marinelife Center supports nearly five percent of the world’s loggerhead sea turtle nests Palm Beach County is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches attracting international visitors – some with feet, and thousands with flippers!  Sea turtle nesting season will officially begin Friday, March 1 in…

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January 2019 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC, We hope your 2019 is off to a great start. On behalf of our entire team of staff, volunteers, and supporters I want to thank you for helping us achieve another record setting year of conservation and education impact. 2018 was a very important year…

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Dr. Perrault Visits South Africa

Dr. Justin Perrault, Director of Research at LMC, contributed to this blog post. In recent visit, LMC Director of Research trained Nelson Mandela University researchers on proper nesting sea turtle blood collection procedures   Dr. Justin Perrault, Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s director of research, recently returned from a two-week trip to South Africa to train individuals…

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December 2018 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Happy Holidays to our dear Friends of LMC: As 2018 gets ready to draw to a close, we have much to be very thankful for, and the first thing we want to give thanks for is you.  Thank you for helping us make 2018 another successful year in our…

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November 2018 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC, On behalf of our wonderful team of staff and volunteers I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. Here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center we have so much to be thankful for and it is due to the teamwork…

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October 2018 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC, As we sail through fall, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to a very special Go Blue Awards Luncheon edition of our monthly eNewsletter! Our Go Blue Awards Luncheon was co-founded by Lynne and Pete Wells and recognizes those who contribute to…

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September 2018 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friends of LMC, Welcome to September! Here in Palm Beach County, we continue to monitor our prolific nesting beaches, and it is wonderful to know that with the help of our community, we have been fortunate to welcome thousands of nesting sea turtles to our local beaches. As…

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August 2018 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friend of LMC, Here in Florida, summer vacation may be over but LMC is heating things up as we head towards our 6th Annual Marinelife Day at The Gardens Mall which will occur on Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, fun event offers…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center Turns 35!

balloon on the beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center celebrates its 35th birthday today! While our current facility opened in 2007, you may not know that long-time Juno Beach resident Eleanor Fletcher started what is now Loggerhead Marinelife Center, originally incorporated in 1983 under a different name.     Here are just a few of the things we have accomplished: Rehabilitation…

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