Found 18 blog entries tagged as Conservation.

LagoonFest 2022 falls on November 5, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Flagler Drive, overlooking the estuary. The Lake Worth Lagoon is not only in Lake Worth, it is a 20-mile-long urban estuary, where beauty is above and below the watermark. It travels along thirteen cities in Palm Beach County from North Palm Beach to West Palm Beach to Boynton Beach. The lagoon is a waterway in which you can go diving, kayaking, boating, fishing, birdwatching, or sip a cocktail at one of the fantastic waterfront restaurants. There are also inlets leading to the Atlantic Ocean from the lagoon. 

The scenic Lake Worth Lagoon is on display at LagoonFest in West Palm Beach. Entry is FREE. The event includes a waterway debris pick-up via kayaks and paddleboards.…

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Broward County has 26 miles of coastline, 24 miles of which are monitored for turtle nesting activity by the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program. Broward County is considered a “medium-density” nesting area by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and hosts an average of 2,000 nests annually.

Sea turtles are marine reptiles that have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, over 110 million years ago. There are seven species of sea turtles worldwide and five species found in Florida. These sea turtles are protected by federal law. Broward County protects sea turtles by supporting efforts to conserve their nesting and in-water habitats.

Sea turtle nesting season in Broward County lasts from March 1 – October 31 each…

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Panther Ridge Conservation Center is a big cat conservation facility in Palm Beach County. Panther Ridge is home to over twenty cats of nine varied species, and their guided tour allows you to get up close and personal with their diverse resident panthers. Prepare to learn about their caracals, cheetahs, clouded leopards, cougars, jaguars, leopards, ocelots, and servals! By the end of the tour, you not only expand your knowledge of their various species and the conservation efforts that are trying to save them, but you also leave with memorable life stories of your newfound feline friends.

The expert guides at Panther Ridge personally navigate you through each exhibit, making sure your experience is a memorable one. You will obtain knowledge about…

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During the month of July, the Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach invites you to take the kids to the zoo. The Palm Beach Zoo will be offering FREE admission for kids 12 and younger through July 31st. This offer is valid when a paying adult accompanies them. Please note that there is a limit of two free child admissions per full-price adult ticket. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Kids under 3 are always free.

The mission of the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society is to inspire people to act on behalf of the wildlife. The Conservation Society sponsors conservation projects in numerous parts of the world. Most of this work deals with species that are represented in the zoo's collection.

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation…

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If you are an environmentalist, conservationist, or reptile creature fan, take a hike on the Deering Estate. The Deering Estate in partnership with the Deering Estate Foundation is dedicated to preserving and protecting the natural ecosystems, native plants, and wildlife through wise stewardship and best conservation management practices. The Deering Estate is in Miami-Dade County 16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue in Miami. It is just about an hour south of Palm Beach County.

The Deering Estate has the greatest quality and truly distinct natural resources in Miami-Dade County. The Estate is one of the few remaining “Environmentally Endangered Lands.”  Amongst the eight South Florida ecosystems, the Deering Estate Foundation are custodians of 120 acres of pine…

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With interactive educational exhibits, solar trees, and shared opportunities for fun, education, and selfies, Manatee Lagoon is a top attraction in West Palm Beach. Manatee Lagoon is a perfect idea for a free excursion with the family. The center is dedicated to educating the public about manatees and the Lake Worth Lagoon. It is their mission to preserve and protect manatees and the environment for future generations.

Manatee Lagoon includes:

  • Interactive educational exhibits
  • Augmented reality 3D animated solar tree exhibit
  • Alongside the Lagoon presentations focusing on information about manatees, usually at 2 p.m.
  • Waterfront deck overlooking Lake Worth Lagoon with opportunities to watch wildlife, including manatees usually during…

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At nearly 1,200 pounds, Georgie is now the largest sea turtle ever found on Juno Beach. The Loggerhead Marine Life Center, located at 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, found her. Loggerhead Marinelife Center is undergoing improvements and a Capital Expansion currently. During this construction phase, they continue to work on rescuing and rehabilitating sea turtles will continue, and the animals in our hospital will continue to receive the highest quality care available. Currently, we do not have any sea turtle patients in our hospital.

Georgie is a leatherback sea turtle, a species that typically weighs between 750 and 1,000 pounds and is the largest turtle species in the world. She was first tagged in 2020 when she nested on Juno Beach and since…

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Adopt a sea turtle through Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. They have an “Adopt a Sea Turtle” program. This unique program helps to further research, rehabilitation projects, and the constant attention and medical care for the sick, injured, and endangered sea turtles kept at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit organization located in Juno. The mission of Loggerhead MarineLife is to help safeguard marine life and to help boost ocean conservation. The center saves wounded or endangered sea turtles. They bring to the injured and rescued sea turtles to the hospital for further care and diagnosis before releasing them back into the ocean.

Through the Adoption program medication, food and tank…

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The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is a non-profit zoological organization located at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach. Take the kids to the Palm Beach Zoo, for a low-cost Palm Beach County outing during the month of September. The zoo will be offering FREE admission for children of the age 12 and younger through September 30, 2021.

The zoo houses more than 550 animals, which includes over 190 species. Many of the species are endangered and inhabited within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The deal includes admission to the entertaining and enjoyable Splash Pad. 

Masks are required for anyone,…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is offering an opportunity for kids interested in saving turtles to become junior researchers. Youngsters can participate in a FREE program to learn what marine researchers do and how they help sea turtles and hatchlings at the center.

Children ages 5-12 can learn all about the marvelous world of turtles. The junior researchers will participate in a mock excavation of hatchlings. They will learn how math and statistics benefit conservation. Kids will explore how data collected over a long period of time helps in saving sea turtles. They will participate in releasing their hatchlings back out into the wild.

The program is taking place through September on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at…

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