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Calling all kids who love to help animals, the Junior Vet Lab Program offered at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is for you! This fun and interactive program takes place at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach, and aims to educate kids 12 years of age and under about the science behind rehabilitating and releasing turtles back into their natural habitat. 

The program is made super fun with “Dr. Logger,” one of the educated volunteers at Loggerhead, leads the program. The program happens daily for about 30 minutes and walks the kids through the center talking about everyone from rescue to release. The day starts with a role-played phone call to Dr. Logger over the walkie talkie with the kids, asking them to come to the beach to help an…

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Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a fish-feeding program for kids! This free program takes place at the Mangrove exhibit, which displays the habitats of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. 

Kids who attend the program will get to learn about the different animals that live in these environments and their feeding habits. They will get to see an up-close and live feeding to see how the fish feed and interact with each other. Kids get to touch and see the different types of foods these fish eat too, from corals, anemones, other fish and plankton. 

The Fish Feeding program at Loggerhead Marinelife Center takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:00pm. The program is free for everyone. 

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Witness a very rare opportunity; observe a sea turtle hatchling release.  Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of Florida’s unique non-profit educational and entertaining destinations dedicated to ocean and sea turtle conservation. Their vision is, “to be recognized locally and internationally as the leading authority in sea turtle education, research, and rehabilitation.”

LMC is offering a program, which is available the entire month of August.  The program is a behind the scenes tour of the sea turtle rehabilitation-healing center and research facility located in Juno Beach. At the close of the tour, the group is escorted to the Juno Beach with a staff researcher.   At the beach, a Loggerhead staff member will release sea turtle hatchlings…

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Juno Beach area residents and visitors witnessed the successful release of two young adult sea turtles this week.  Loggerhead MarineLife Center released two sea turtles after months of rehabilitation, back into their native habitat.

The first young loggerhead sea turtle, Bowden, had been rescued from an intake canal near the St. Lucie Power plant.  The turtle was underweight, lethargic and covered with barnacles.  A young female loggerhead, named Lucie, had been recovered after ingesting a fishing hook.  The Loggerhead MarineLife biologists were able to successfully remove the fishing hook.

Both sea turtles were nursed back to health at the Juno Beach MarineLife Center with various ailments.  The Loggerhead MarineLife Center staff has outfitted…

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Every Monday morning at 10:30am you can join the experienced and educated staff members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach to discover just how “alive” our beaches are. 

“Living Beaches” tours are interactive tours that take guests out into the seaside environment to get up close and personal with our beaches. The staff will give an enlightening presentation along with a guided beach expedition to explore and study the life in our beaches here in Jupiter. The course is an hour long and discusses what type of animal and plant life resides at the beach. Also, how they work together in the different ecosystems to create a sustainable life that has been around for centuries. Guests will see an abundance of the coastal organisms that live at…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center biologists revealed the first leatherback sea turtle nest of 2016.  The experts suspect that this discovered nest is the first in Florida, possibly the first in the United States.  It was located approximately 100 feet south of the popular Juno Beach Pier.

The significance of locating the first leatherback sea turtle nest is that it signals all beach lovers, residents and visitors to be consciously aware of the possibility of other nests in the area.  Loggerhead Marinelife Center field operations manager, Adrienne McCracken said “this is especially important for Martin and Palm Beach counties, as they are the epicenter in the of leatherback nesting in the continental United States.”  She also stated, “We would like to…

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Thanks to the Juno Beach Loggerhead Marinelife Center, another loggerhead sea turtle has returned home into the ocean. Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of Florida’s most unique non-profit cultural destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.

The juvenile sea turtle that was stranded at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta back in November.  The Marinelife center named the turtle Cici.  The sea turtle was successfully released this week, on the beach behind the Juno Beach facility. More than 800 people came out to witness the joyous occurrence. 

When Cici was rescued three months ago, she was taken to Jupiter Medical Center, where a CT scan showed she had a condition called pneumocoelom. Pneumocoelom is a condition in which gas…

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