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The Blue Heron Bridge crosses over to beautiful Singer Island. This offers some of the best diving not just in Florida, but America and possibly the world. This is a scuba diver’s dream spot. It is located on Singer Island so there are no worries about booking a boat or long travel times because it’s a shallow dive spot.

The offering argument for the Blue Heron Bridge being a remarkable dive spot is the astonishing diversity. Divers could search up and down the east coast and not find as genuinely a populated place as this.  Manta rays, octopus, frogfish, stargazers, seahorses and so much more. All just a stone’s throw from shore.  Making shore diving an option for anyone.

Check out the shallow depth. It’s about 12 feet on average and gets down

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The State of Florida only has a few remaining Dog Friendly Beaches in the entire state and the Town of Jupiter is proud to have one of them.  The town adopted the policy to allow dogs to roam on the beach in 1989. Since then, the stretch of sand where dogs are permitted has grown to 2.5 miles long.

The Dog Friendly Beach area stretches from Carlin Park at Beach Marker #57 to Marcinski Road at Beach Marker #25. In this designated area, dogs are allowed to roam freely while being supervised by their owners.

In order to keep Jupiter a dog friendly area, the town has a set of rules, they wish everyone would follow when bringing your dog to the beach.

Dog-Friendly Beach Area Rules:

  • Only behaved, obedient, well-socialized dogs should be brought
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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center announced recently that they will continue their partnership with the Palm Beach fashion icon and line, Lilly Pulitzer for their weekly Beach Clean-Ups on Juno Beach. The year-round sponsorship will include hosting specialty events throughout Palm Beach County Lilly Pulitzer retail stores and highlight two local and late pioneering women Lilly Pulitzer and Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Eleanor Fletcher.

Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts its weekly Beach Cleanup along the beach near the center. The weekly beach cleanups provide a fun opportunity for locals to help keep our beautiful beaches and towns clean of debris and litter. The cleanups are important now more than ever. Beginning in

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Earlier this week, The Loggerhead Marinelife Center released two sea turtles back into the ocean. The double release was the first public sea turtle release since February of 2020. Hundreds of people gathered along the beach near the center to witness two sea turtles be released back into the ocean after spending months at the center for recovery and rehabilitation.

The sea turtle release event was Wednesday, July 14th at 9:30 am. The two sea turtles released were named Big Chase and Pike. Pike is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found near the Juno Beach Pier a few months back. Big Chase is a male loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found by biologists from the Inwater Research Group at FPL’s St. Lucie site.  Big Chase and Pike

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On Saturday mornings throughout the summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Self-Guided Beach Clean Up for locals and visitors to help keep our beautiful beaches clean for the sea turtles and other marine life.

Now more than ever, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center need your help. Beginning in March through the end of October is Sea Turtle Nesting Season, where thousands of sea turtles lay their nests on the beach in our area. Northern Palm Beach County is one of the most popular sea turtle nesting spots in the world, the main reason is the gulf stream current that bends towards Florida. During this time, the center monitors the beaches daily for new sea turtle nests.

The center sets up for the Self-Guided Beach Clean Up

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The Town of Jupiter is proud to be one of the very few remaining Dog Friendly Beaches in the state of Florida. The town adopted the idea to allow the public to bring their dogs to the beach in 1989. Since then, the dog beach has been expanded and now dogs have access to over 2.5 miles of the sandy shoreline.

The Dog Beach in Jupiter stretched from Carlin Park Beach Marker #57 to Marcinski Road Beach Marker #25. In the designated dog friendly area, dogs can roam freely while being supervised.

The Town of Jupiter would like everyone who brings their pet to the beach to follow the area rules.

Dog-Friendly Beach Area Rules

  • Only behaved, obedient, well-socialized dogs should be brought to the beach – since dogs are not required to be leased.
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Every month, the Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter pairs up with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide a series of Boating Safety Course aimed for young boaters in our community. The classes are aimed for young boaters however, all are welcomed to learn more about safety on the water.

The next Boating Safety Class is happening this Saturday and Sunday and the course is completely virtual. The class will be online and taught in a lecture style class. The two-day class is free to attend but a deposit of $10 dollars is asked to hold your spot in the class. The deposit will be returned once the course is over. At the end of the two-day virtual class an exam will be given to those that participated and the young boaters will

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June 8, 2021 is World Ocean Day. Fortunately, here in Palm Beach County there are several organizations that help by keeping the ocean free of garbage left on our beaches with beach cleanups.  This little piggy keeps the beaches clean.  The United Nations day, World Ocean Day, is for celebrating the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspiring action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources. 

Many countries have celebrated this special day since 1992, following the UN Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro. In 2008, the UN General Assembly decided that, as of 2009, 8 June would be designated by the United Nations as “World Ocean Day”. 

Appreciate and do your part to keep the oceans beautiful

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has recently added their popular Guided Turtle Walks back to their events calendar this June. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday nights join the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to visit with the sea turtles and get a chance to witness the sea turtle nesting process on the beach.

The Guided Turtle Walks is a unique program that allows guest to witness and observe the egg laying process of sea turtles and learn all about it. The walks require approval from the state and during the event an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff search the beach for sea turtle while visitors learn about the process at the center. Once the talks are complete and the sea turtles are spotted on the beach, guests

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a weekly Self-Guided Beach Clean Up on Saturday mornings for a chance for the public to help keep our beautiful beaches clean for us and the sea turtles.

Now more than ever the center needs our help. Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins in early March and goes until the end of October. During the seven months span, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff monitor the 9.5 miles of beach between the northern Palm Beach County line and the John D MacArthur Beach State Park. This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting spots in the world. During this time thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach.

The Self-Guided Beach Clean Up is every Saturday during the month of June beginning at 8:30 am to 11

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