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If you live in Jupiter, Jupiter Island or Juno Beach check out The Loggerhead Marinelife Center, it’s a non-profit education and ocean conservation facility located on the Atlantic Ocean in Palm Beach County, Florida. The center specializes in a variety of exhibits, live sea turtles and other coastal creatures which include a massive prehistoric Archelon sea turtle replica, saltwater aquarium and displays of local wildlife, as well as educational displays about South Florida's marine environment.

More then ten years ago in 2007 the organization relocated to a new 12,000 square foot certified "green" facility located in Juno and changed its name from “The Marinelife Center of Juno Beach” to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The new facility includes

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You and your family can enjoy a tour of the manatee lagoon with a knowledgeable guide who will provide insight and information about manatees and the South Florida ecosystem in general. Tours can last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Guides can adjust the length of time for private tours to accommodate large group schedules, but cannot provide that option on public tours.

When: Tuesday through Saturdays (no tours on Sundays)

Private Tours

Private tours starting at 10:30 a.m. are offered for groups with 10 or more people.  Advance registration is required to ensure the availability of Manatee Masters guides. 

Public Tours

Public tours are offered for individuals or groups with less than 10 people. Click here to make your

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In honor of World Turtle Day, yes it’s a thing, let’s learn more about the Palm Beach’s favorite reptile: the Loggerhead Turtle.

Loggerhead Turtle

Loggerhead turtles are named for their large heads that support powerful jaw muscles, allowing them to crush hard-shelled prey like clams and sea urchins. They are less likely to be hunted for their meat or shell compared to other sea turtles. The accidental capture of marine animals in fishing gear, is a serious problem for loggerhead turtles, which are endangered, because they frequently come in contact with fisheries.

Institutions like the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach have a variety of conservation programs which are working to protect Loggerheads and other turtle species which

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This Saturday, March 23rd, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host its 16th Annual TurtleFest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is a great event for Palm Beach residents of all ages, especially those interested in local wildlife and marine ecosystems.

Over 10,000 guests will join together at TurtleFest 2019 at the free-admission event which focuses on promoting conservation and endangered sea turtles. Guests will enjoy music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games, and other activities. Returning this year is the World Ocean pavilion, which features educational and fun activities focused on water conservation.

Entertainment

Talented musicians “Spred The Dub,” “Making Faces” and more TBA, along with performances by local school groups

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Dr. Logger is a kid-friendly educational ambassador for sea turtles. Through an interactive show, Dr. Logger and “Bob” the sea turtle educate audiences on the life of a sea turtle, by addressing various topics: threats, nesting, anatomy, lifestyle, etc. This is the perfect show to bring your kids or grandkids to if they are interested in local wildlife or marinelife. They will not only get to learn more about one of South Florida’s most interesting animals, the Loggerhead Turtle, they will also get to experience some of South Florida’s marine ecosystems first hand.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, located in Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach, Florida, is a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and conservation

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is offering Palm Beachers a behind the scenes look of their outdoor sea turtle hospital tomorrow, Tuesday, from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

During this event you will receive snacks and refreshments and will be treated to a unique look at what it takes to run a state-of-the-art veterinary facility like the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. This is a great thing to do if you have kids or grandkids that are interested in wildlife, it gives them the opportunity to learn about some the animals and ecosystem right in their backyards.

Click here for more information.

Price: Starting at $15

When: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Where: 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408 United States

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead

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It’s officially manatee season! From November 15th until March 31st, manatees begin moving south for warmer waters as air and water temperatures drop.

When the weather is cold, a majority of manatees can be found gathering in the warm water outflows of Florida Power & Light’s Eco-Discovery Center, Manatee Lagoon.

Manatees are considered one of Florida’s most important marine species whose behavior can alert researchers to the environment and habitat changes that may otherwise go unnoticed in Florida’s waterways.

Aside from their environmental impact, manatees are beloved marine mammals because of their gentle demeanor, their friendly faces, and their tendency to “socialize” with humans. Also known as “sea cows” because they eat grass or “sea

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center(LMC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit education and ocean conservation facility located on the Atlantic Ocean in Juno Beach and is one of the most treasured organizations in Florida. The facility focuses on sea turtle rehabilitation and houses a variety of exhibits including live sea turtles and other coastal creatures. Exhibits include a massive prehistoric Archelon sea turtle replica, salt water aquaria and displays of local wildlife, as well as educational displays about South Florida’s marine environment.

Their mission is to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles, and they provide numerous opportunities for children and families to learn and get excited about

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