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This Saturday join a group of Blue Friends and Lynne Wells and head to Juno Beach for their monthly beach clean-up. The beach clean-ups occur on the third Saturday of every month.

The clean- up starts at 8:30 am and last approximately an hour long. Following the clean-up there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Another Broken Egg Café and Whole Foods Market. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee.

If you plan on attending, you are asked to bring a bucket, gloves and closed toe shoes to help remove the litter and keep our beaches clean. The beach clean-ups are a popular event in Juno Beach because of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the popular sea turtle nesting areas located on the beaches. Juno Beach is one of the most popular

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With 47 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, a boat is the perfect way to tour Palm Beach County.

No matter where in the Palm Beaches you are, it’s easy to find the perfect boating experience. Boat excursions come in all types and sizes, some have a captain, while others are do-it-yourself. Here are a few of the best boat tours and experiences in the Palm Beaches

Lacuna Tours

If you want to leave the piloting to someone else, but still have the privacy of a customized cruise, then Lacuna Tours can help. Just climb on board the hurricane deck boat that seats eight passengers and you will have your own captain who will customize your tour experience. Go tubing, stop for a picnic, or settle back for a fun tour of the beautiful Intracoastal

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Located along the water, Guanabana’s in Jupiter is a tropical inspired hideaway surrounded by palm trees, waterfalls, colorful Adirondack chairs and tiki torches. The popular Jupiter restaurant first opened as a sandwich shop in 2004 by Jupiter surfers and since then the waterfront eatery transformed into a tropical setting and has become one of the hottest waterfront restaurants in the area.

Located right on the water, Guanabana’s has a few docks for you to pull up on your boat or kayak and dock while you enjoy a nice meal overlooking the Jupiter waterways.
The menu features breakfast, lunch and dinner and some of the menu items include Smoked Fish Dip, Salads, Fish Tacos, Burgers, Vegetarian options, Shrimp and Grits, Fresh Catch and much more. All the

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Sunrise Nest Excavation this August. The Sunrise Nest Excavations started on Thursday, August 1st, where the Marinelife Center staff will give the public an insight into their Research Department.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has gotten permission from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to allow the public into their department. The unique program is led by a permitted staff member who will lead the guests down to the Juno or Tequesta beaches to talk about the nesting and hatching process of sea turtles. While there, you might be able to see a live excavation.

Sea Turtles nest along Jupiter and Juno Beach during their Nesting Season which is from March 1st through October 31st. The

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Healthy lifestyle and eating healthy habits in Palm Beach County are certain.  Delight in the picturesque settings and delightful year-round weather. Being able to enjoy all the beauty Palm Beach County has to offer, in the most optimal of health, is a goal for many.  Living by the Atlantic Ocean doesn’t mean everyone has perfect bodies, but most try to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  

Palm Beach County is the home of many fit lifestyle residents and visitors.   A recent survey led by Dietspotlight, an association that is dedicated to helping people adopt healthy eating and lifestyle habits.  The survey showed that residents of Palm Beach County in Florida are less obese than the rest of the nation.

The human body is a brilliant creation that is

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Look no further for the best waterfront restaurants near the Jupiter Lighthouse at the Jupiter Inlet. Enjoy unsurpassed views of the Jupiter Inlet Waterway and the historic Jupiter Lighthouse.  The 156-foot tall red impressive structure holds the title as the oldest existing structure in Palm Beach County and one of the oldest lighthouses in Florida. It was only illuminated for a couple of years before the confederate army dowsed its light during the Civil War.  When the war was over, it was re-lit and been guiding ships along the shore to this day. These local establishments offer authentic South Florida dining and is a favorite of locals and tourists.  Come by land or by sea.

SOPHISTICATED DINING at 1000 North, 1000 North U.S. One, Jupiter

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Years ago, only large sailboats, trawlers, and yachts crossed from the Florida mainland to the Bahamas. But with today’s technology boats as small as 25-30 feet are making the trip with ease.

Even so, this trip is not to be taken lightly. You need to understand how the Gulf Stream works as well as a number of other things before you embark on your trip.

Here is what you need to know to take your boat to the Bahamas.

Proper Equipment

Regardless of the current weather, the boat should be large enough and built well enough to safely travel over open ocean when the wind and seas aren’t so friendly. You never know when a storm could pass, and it’s ideal to be prepared. The boat must be well built and appropriate for the number of passengers.

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation center and sea turtle hospital whose mission is aimed to protect the ocean and all that live in it. The Marinelife Center provides treatment and care for endangered and injured sea turtles before being released into the ocean.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a special program that allows you to Adopt a Sea Turtle. By adopting a sea turtle, you help benefit the continuous care and treatment for the sick, endangered and injured sea turtles. You will also help by furthering the studies of green, leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles that nest along Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta from March to the end of October.

The Adopt a Sea Turtle program costs

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The Jupiter Outdoor Center and the Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Climb and Paddle event this Friday, August 9th.

The tour begins and ends at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse with an hour paddle around the Jupiter Inlet and surrounding waterways an hour before the start time. The event begins at 2 pm and check in starts 15 minutes before at the Lighthouse Museum Gift Shop.

Children under 16 must be accompanied to climb and paddle and children must be 6 years old to participate in the program. Personal kayaks and paddle boards are not permitted.

The price to attend is $45 dollars for adults and $25 dollars per children. The program is limited to 20 people. For more information click here.

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One of the best things about living in South Florida is being able to hop on a boat and get out onto the water. If you don’t have your own dock or slip and live in St. Lucie, here are a few places you can launch your boat.

 Saint Lucie County

Black Pearl Boat Ramp
800 North Indian River Dr., Fort Pierce  

C-24 Canal Park
500 SE Oakridge Dr., Port St. Lucie

Jaycee Park
Ocean Dr. and Melaleuca Dr., Fort Pierce  

Little Mud Creek 
5460 South Ocean Dr., Hutchinson Island  

Museum Pointe Park 
414 Seaway Dr., Fort Pierce

North Causeway Island Park
500 North Causeway Dr., Fort Pierce

River Park Marina
500 E. Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie

Riverwalk Boat Ramp 
600 N. Indian River Dr., Fort Pierce

Stan Blum 

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