Ecological parks preserve unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species. These preserved areas are treasured grounds full of wonder and historical significance. Explore three of most valued natural areas from West Palm Beach to Jupiter.

Take a step back in time, and experience what the settlers of early Florida faced and overcame to make this area their home. Visit any of these local natural areas to get a true experience like the early pioneers. Here are three treasured ecological parks in our area.

Juno Dunes Natural Area – Juno Beach

The Juno Dunes Natural Area is located between Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean and is the largest scrub habitat in Palm Beach County with over 500 acres of…

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The South Florida real estate market continues to garner national headlines as business expands into the condo market. For months, million-dillion single family home sales were surging and it seems like that surge has bled into the condo market in Palm Beach County. 

According to appraiser Miller Samuel Inc., in the last month, signed contracts for condos worth at least $1 million jumped 300% from a year earlier. Palm Beach County has become a popular escape for the Northeast city residents that are seeking less congested area's during the pandemic. Single-family homes continue to benefit from the influx of new residents, but the boost in the condo market has greatly increased as we head into the winter months up north. 

Palm Beach County offers…

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On weekends throughout Palm Beach County, several local green markets set up to display their local produce, homemade goods, crafts, jewelry, fresh flowers, cheeses, breads, pastries, and more. The markets are brought together by the local cities and towns to help support our local growers and farmers. The Green Markets occur rain or shine.

Check out some of the local Green Markets in our area this weekend.

West Palm Beach GreenMarket: Features more than 90 vendors along the water in downtown West Palm Beach. The GreenMarket returned for the 26th season on Saturday, October 3rd through April 2021 from 9 am to 1 pm.

Royal Palm Beach Green Market and Bazaar: Opened Saturday, October 10th and will continue every Saturday until April 2021 from 9 am…

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The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter has recently launched a podcast called “Inside Busch Wildlife Sanctuary”. New podcast episodes will be launched on the first Monday of every month and will be available on all podcast streaming platforms.

The monthly podcasts will introduce listeners to one of the sanctuary’s permanent residents, educational animals’ ambassador, and the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary handlers. During the podcast, the host will guide the listeners through the daily animal encounters while accompanied by the sanctuary staff. The podcasts hope to educate the subscribers on the sanctuary mission while having a little fun along the way.

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a refuge and nature center for Florida wildlife that features…

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is celebrating its 160th Anniversary this year and you can help support the Jupiter Lighthouse by participating in their event Step Up For The Light. The virtual event is currently ongoing until November 15th.

The event is a chance for the public to help the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum that has been financially affected during this past year. The Lighthouse is currently open for daily tours and events, and Step Up For The Light is a way the public can help.

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is an icon to the Town of Jupiter and climbing to the top is just one of the most popular and fun things to do in Jupiter to see the incredible views. The Step Up For The Light initiative is a way for the public to…

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We’re lucky to be part of a friendly community who takes care of one another! Here are some out of the box ideas for some random acts of kindness this month.

1. Support local businesses. Before you head to a large chain restaurant for dinner, remember the family business who needs you to stay afloat. They also tend to put more heart and thought into your food, so it will be better tasting and better for you!

2. Find opportunities to give compliments. It costs nothing, takes no time, and could make someone’s entire day. Don’t just think it. Say it.

3. One easy way to ensure you write a nice note to someone every day is to do it first thing in the morning. Pick a different friend, family member, or co-worker every morning and send them a quick “I…

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Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is adding a new rebranded restaurant to its directory. The popular Avocado Grill has a location in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, however the Palm Beach Gardens location has been rebranded and renamed to Avocado Cantina and is now open for business.

The new restaurant opened this past Monday and features build your own margaritas, an extensive tequila menu, Mexican street corn, tacos, and specialty dishes. According to the chef, the restaurant was rebranded because Palm Beach Gardens was craving good Mexican food and their special Mexican themed-dishes, drinks, and events always drew a large crowd in the past.

The menu features a wide range of specialty dishes such as ceviche, avocado, Mexican street corn, vegan…

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If you still have left over Halloween candy from over the weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is once again hosting their autumn Wrapper Recycling Drive.

The Wrapper Recycling Drive is in its fifth year, and the program is meant to raise awareness of the amount of plastic waste that is used during the holiday season. To participate in the program is simple. Simple bring all your empty wrappers to either a drop off location or the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The empty wrappers will then be sent to a New Jersey based recycling company that turns the recycled wrappers into school supplies and other goods.

The Wrapper Recycling Drive is currently ongoing and will run until Tuesday, November 10th.  Last year, the program collected over 272,595…

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The distinguished "Top 100 Courses" list, released annually by Golf Digest, recently revealed that Juno Beach's Seminole was ranked as the 34th best golf course in the world. The world was able to see the unqiue beauty and distinct dynamic of Seminole this past summer during a Covid-19 relief match featuring Palm Beach County residents Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson. 

Here is what Golf Digest had to say about the local gem: "The course plays along and between two main dune lines, and Ross made the most of the opportunity with holes continually tacking in different directions. The club prides itself on its firm playing surfaces and when the coastal breezes kick in, watch out. Some grouse that the course’s reputation is built on the…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach hosts their popular Public Guided Tours everyday for visitors to get an up-close look at the sea turtle rehabilitation and research center.

Visitors will learn about each sea turtle patient housed there during the tours and the Loggerhead Marinelife Staff will be there to answer all of your questions about sea turtles, the ocean, the center itself, and marine life.

The daily Public Guided Tours are offered twice a day due to their popularity. The tours are offered at 12 pm and 2 pm and last approximately an hour. All are welcomed to attend, and the tours cost $10 dollars for adults and $5 dollars for children. The tours are limited to a certain number of people and registration is required online.

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