Ocean & Beaches

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The Keep America Beautiful “Great American Cleanup” is the nation’s largest community improvement program where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live.  It is a national network of affiliates and partners that work with over 5 million volunteers throughout the country that act every day to advance and beautify their community environment. 

Keep America Beautiful is a nonprofit organization that imagines a country munity improvement program, appealing to more than 5 million volunteers every year to create positive change and lasting impact in local communities.

Palm Beach County participates in this initiative annually.  Here, in the Town of Jupiter, is a nonprofit group “Friends of Jupiter Beach” which also participates

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A young adult loggerhead sea turtle, is scheduled to be released back to the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. He was named “Squash” by Loggerhead Marinellite Center, in seaside Juno Beach, marine biologists and center employees.

Squash, the turtle, was found floating and incapable of diving below the surface.  Sea turtles are air breathing reptiles, they need to surface to breathe. Sea turtles can hold their breath for several hours and depending upon the level of activity, a resting or sleeping turtle can remain underwater for 4-7 hours.

Squash was spotted last November 11, 20’16 floating and unable to dive in the Intracoastal Waterway near Jensen Beach. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers brought the turtle to

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You’ve been looking forward to a spring vacation from the ice and cold for months and the time has finally come to pack.  Here in Palm Beach County you’ll need a swim suit, sunglasses, sandals, and broad spectrum sunblock. Protecting your skin from the sun’s UVA/UVB rays is important while sunbathing in the “Sunshine State”.

Palm Beach County is home to exclusive areas like Jupiter Island and Palm Beach. The beaches and real estate in this area is second to none.  Palm Beach County also has charming seaside towns of Jupiter, Juno Beach, Delray and Boca Raton, which are also prized for their incredible homes and condos on the beach, Intracoastal Waterway and Loxahatchee River.  The abundance of sparkling blue waterways, beaches, as well as the real

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The Seagate Beach Club is a newly renovated, stunning, beachfront hotel and country club in Delray Beach. Something that makes Seagate Beach Club so special is its blend of heritage and charm. This exclusive oceanfront club is located directly on the beach in downtown Delray, making it one of the most desirable places to be in south Florida. 

Recently “reconstructed on the footprint of the previous club, in a British Colonial style with a Bahamian influence, casual elegance is reflected in the soft, contemporary interior. A relaxing destination for members and their guests – the beach belongs to you at your castle in the sand.” Another quality that makes the Seagate Beach Club so special is the fact that you can be a member and enjoy all of the

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This Saturday, March 25th, there will be a family fun beach cleanup at Stuart Beach from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
There will be live music, free food, yoga, raffles, and activities for children.
The cleanup is hosted by Citizens for Clean Water (C4CW), a 501(c)(3) organization based out of Jensen Beach. They will be providing everyone with trash bags and gloves.
The cleanup is just in time for sea turtle nesting season and coincides with C4CW’s goal of achieving clean water.
More info about C4CW here.

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Bathtub Reef Beach is one of the most renowned beaches in Hutchinson Island is a perfect example of south Florida has to offer. The beach is made up of soft sand that meets with the warm and clear water of the Atlantic Ocean. 

An average day at Bathtub Reef Beach is comprised of locals taking leisurely strolls along the coast line, avid nature lovers scuba diving the offshore reefs, paddle boarders and kids splashing in the surf. Bathtub Reef Beach is an idyllic beach hangout and is one of the best destinations to spend your days in Martin County. 

Bathtub Reef Beach is located at 1585 SE MacArthur Blvd., Hutchinson Island Beaches, FL 34996. See a live camera view of Bathtub Reef Beach by clicking on the link: http://video-monitoring.com/beachcams/bathtub/ 

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Friends of Jupiter Beach has been establishing beach clean ups since 1994.  Clean-ups are on the first Saturday of every month. Friends of Jupiter Beach is a 501 (c)(3) community organization whose goal is to support and maintain environmentally healthy, clean, and dog friendly beaches in Jupiter, Florida.

On the average, Friends of Jupiter Beach, help clean up an estimated 500 pounds of trash and recyclables each month.  Volunteers both young and young at heart scour the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach every month. What started as a few volunteers cleaning up a stretch of beach where they walked their dogs has evolved into “a significant force for environmental care of our marine environment”.

It’s important for generations to follow that we

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The Town of Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog friendly beaches in the State of Florida.  Jupiter is located north of Palm Beach and just south of Stuart, Florida.  Having “man’s best friend” allowed on the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach is a privilege.  Well behaved dogs and their conscientious owners are always welcome on the beach.

Certain rules apply when you bring Fido to the beach.

  • While off-leash, let dogs run in uncrowded areas, giving no one reason to complain.
  • Don’t let dogs invade the space of or bathroom near other people or dogs uninvited.
  • Clean up after dogs with FJB dog bags, provided at every beach crossover, or bring your own bags.
  • Don’t bury poop or throw it in the dunes or water.  ‘Go’ at home before
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The French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has extended her Las Vegas residency.  This will extend her contract to perform 70 shows a year at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace through 2019.

The superstar’s 22,775 square-feet, Bahamian style oceanfront home has been on the market since August of 2013.  The estate is situated on 6 acres of prime Jupiter Island real estate.  The home features 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and 6 half baths.  Initially the property was listed for $72.5 million in 2013.  A year later, the residence was reduced to $62.5 million and more recently, it was reduced to $45.5 million.  Further reduction has brought the listing price down to $38,500,000.00.

The South Florida home (see here) boasts one of the longest beachfront

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The Flamingo Gardens are one of the coolest and most memorable experience you can have in south Florida with over 60 acres of lush botanical gardens, wildlife sanctuaries and even a museum for you to explore. 

The Flamingo Gardens have become known for their beautiful flamingos but the gardens are home to much more than just the tropical pink birds. Here you will walk among beautiful arboretums with exotic and native trees, hummingbird and butterfly gardens, a tropical rainforest garden and wetlands just to name a few. The wildlife sanctuary is a safe haven for a number of animals being rehabilitated back into their natural habitat, such as hawks, foxes, reptiles and more. There are always events being put on at the Flamingo Gardens for guests who

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