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 If you have been to the beach lately, you've probably seen the incredible amount of seaweed washed up on our coastline. South Florida is currently experiencing substantial amounts of seaweed beaching up on the coastline. Due to this influx of seaweed, Palm Beach County has taken the initiative to protect turtle season and keep locals happy.

On the north end of the county, researchers at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach, are keeping an eye on it, making sure it doesn’t negatively impact nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings. The influx of seaweed is called sargassum and occurs naturally. Blooms that are happening offshore, and getting pushed onto the beaches, it is all based on winds and tides and surf.  When the area experiences storms, it

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Winter is finally here in South Florida (well, kind of), and each cold snap is bringing us closer and closer to the sailfish bite heating up. This is when a special species migrates to South Florida - sportfishing teams in the pursuit of billfish, the tournaments, and the large amount of cash that can be won (and spent) along with it. Whether you're a kite fishing team on a pampered SeaVee or playing bait-and-switch from a custom sportfish, here is the 2019-2020 line-up of sailfish tournaments in South Florida.

 

Dust ‘Em Off Sailfish Warm-Up

Date: November 6th – 10th, 2019

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.dustemoffsailfish.com/

 

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic

Date: December 5th – 8th, 2019

Location: Pirate’s Cover

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With more than 7,700 lakes, 10,550 miles of rivers and 2,276 miles of tidal shoreline it should come as no surprise that Florida is famous for its fishing. Here are some of the most impressive sport fish you can catch in the Sunshine state.

Sailfish

Florida’s official state saltwater fish, sailfish inhabit tropical and subtropical waters. Sailfish usually travel alone or in small groups. The outstanding feature is the long, high first dorsal fin. Known for its high, acrobatic jumps, the sailfish is a favorite of blue-water anglers.

Spotted Sea Trout

Commonly known as speckled trout, this is a schooling species usually found in the shallow waters of bays and estuaries. It has two large canine teeth in the upper jaw and feeds mainly on

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South Pointe Park is a 17-acre inner-city park in the astounding city of Miami, located in the vicinity of South Beach, Florida.  The marina recently has had many marine improvements.  The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not long ago too long ago. This pier has additional elements for leisure, fishing and special occasions. South Pointe Pier is setting to become a big principal in the flourishing community. 

Pencil in the tree lighting for the Winter Wonderland on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has added another event to their list of calendar events. The new event is called Pier History and it is every Sunday morning in Juno Beach.

Pier History is for all those wanting to learn more about the Juno Beach Pier. During the 30 minutes, you’ll learn all about the history of the 990-foot-long pier that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center began managing in 2014.

The Juno Beach Pier is a full-service saltwater fishing pier with a Pier house, Guest Service team, Gift Shop, Snack Bar and Fishing pole rentals and bait. The pier is situated in Juno Beach Park and is open 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset.

Pier History Schedule this November:
Sunday, November 10th: 10 am to 10:30 am
Sunday, November 17th: 10 am to

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Florida has beautiful oceans, and waterways. Although there isn’t a fresh spring in Palm Beach County, within a short drive you could be dipping your toes in a natural wonder. Magnificent springs abound the state.  Florida's fresh springs are hidden jewels to visit and explore.

There are more than 700 natural springs sprinkled throughout the state that offer boundless activities in the setting of nature. Florida’s natural and crystal-clear springs are perfect for swimming, scuba diving, tubing and kayak or canoe sightseeing. The springs offer vital life support to the many diverse ecosystems. Springs support a variety of life found in and around a spring.

The Florida Aquifer system acts as an organic underwater formation creator with a great deal of

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On Monday’s, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts new Living Beaches event. Join the Marinelife Center staff and you local neighbors to learn about our beaches.

The hour-long interactive course will discuss the Florida’s coastal ecosystems and will discover how sea turtles make their way onto Juno Beach, one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting location in the world.

The tours and presentations provide visitors with a hands on experience while creating a lasting impression that connects the environment with the importance of protecting it.

The cost is free to attend and is geared towards those 12 years old and older.

The next Living Beaches is this Monday, November 4th at 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

To register, click here.

The Loggerhead

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Looking for something to do that the whole family will enjoy? Come out to McCarty Ranch Preserve this Saturday for fun, fun, fun!

This bi-annual event at McCarty Ranch is hosted by the City of Port St. Lucie and has free admission and parking. There will be live music from 3pm to 7pm, a petting zoo, pony rides, horseback riding, bounce houses, face painting, fishing tournament, hayrides and a bonfire. Food will be offered for purchase.

Want to make the most of your weekend? You can also camp at McCarty Ranch at one of their 13 primitive campsites or 6 RV trailer sites. Tent sites are $20 per night, plus tax and RV sites are $23 per night, plus tax. Every campsite has a fire ring with a foldable grill, a lantern hook and picnic table. There are

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What’s better than breeze and bubbles on Singer Island?  Just put the lime in the Coconuts and mix it all up!  Whether you’re planning a special occasion or simply need to unwind after a hectic workweek, make the most of your day with a glass of champagne overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Unplug from daily stress and take a break.

More than one in four Americans reported feeling very stressed in the last month, and 50 percent of adults have experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a national poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. The poll reveals that the major sources of stress for Americans are illness, low income, hazardous occupation and being parents.  We bring our smartphones to bed at night, and

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PGA National Resort and Spa, located at 400 Ave of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, has been awarded as one of Conde Nast Magazine, 2019 Readers Choice Top Resorts in Florida. More than a resort and spa, PGA National offers an enviable lifestyle in a setting that embraces the best Florida has to offer. With a world-class destination spa, a private Sports & Racquet Club and five championship golf courses, the pursuit of wellness is present in this resort lifestyle community.

Known internationally as a European influenced destination, The Spa at PGA is a full-service spa.  Although you would expect all types of treatments and indulgences the resort presents more than 100 ways to indulge. Their modalities and therapies are rooted in highly

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