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This Saturday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring Turtle Walks on Juno Beach. The Turtle Walks are a unique program that allows guest to learn about and observe the nesting process of a sea turtle.

Turtle Walks are led by the Loggerhead Marinelife Staff who will patrol the designated section of the beach while searching for the sea turtles. Those who attend the Turtle Walk will get a after hours look at the current patients in their outdoor sea turtle hospital. Once a loggerhead sea turtle is found by a staff member on the beach, you’ll be led down to the beach to witness the experience.

Registration is required for the event because due limited space. The State permits only can accommodate 30 people per night for the Turtle…

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Tomorrow, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is planning on releasing another healthy sea turtle back into the ocean. The Center will release Bovenizer off Juno Beach tomorrow morning.

Bovenizer is an adult male loggerhead patient that was found in the Florida Power and Light’s intake canal in Port St. Lucie. The turtle was underweight and was brought to the center in Juno Beach in April for medications and treatments. Last week, Bovenizer was cleared to be released back into the ocean and has gained weight.

The preparations for the release will begin at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center tomorrow at 10 am. There you will learn the story of Bovenizer and the turtle’s journey and preparations for being released. A procession to the beach will follow where…

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The River Center in Jupiter is teaming up with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flortilla 52” for a Boating Safety Class on Saturday, June 22nd. The boating safety classes are aimed to promote safety on the water. The classes are aimed for children and teens but all are welcomed to attend.

The class is taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary in a lecture style class. Those who attend the class are required to take and pass the Boater Safety Exam to receive their safety card issued by the State of Florida. The State of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conversation requires that any person who wishes to operate a vessel of more than 10 horsepower and is born after January 1, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety class.

The class is free to attend…

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For the entire summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Evening Guided Tours on Tuesday’s through Friday’s. The program was added to their calendar last year and has been extremely popular.

The Evening Tours gives visitors the ultimate experience during a special after-hours tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tours are led by an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff.

The tour will be led through the exhibit hall to learn about the different sea turtle species and the various types of Marinelife found in the ocean. The tour will continue through the exhibit hall into the “Turtle Yard” to meet and see the current sea turtle patients at the center. Light bites and refreshments will be…

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Jupiter is home to one of the very few dog beaches remaining in the State of Florida and the only one in Palm Beach County. In 1989, the Town of Jupiter adopted the policy to allow dogs on the beaches in Jupiter. Since the policy was adopted, the town expanded the initial area to now a 2.5 mile stretch of beach.

The Jupiter Dog Beach stretches from marker #25 at Marcinski Road going north to marker #59 on the south end of Carlin Park. Dogs are allowed to roam free in the designated area of the beach and must be supervised at all times.

The Town of Jupiter has a set of rules they would like everyone to follow, because being allowed to bring your dog to the beach is a privilege. The Friends of Jupiter Beach has also joined in and provides free dog waste bags…

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Join the AustinBlu Foundation and The River Center in Jupiter for the annual AustinBlu Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 15th.

This family friendly fishing tournament aims to support outreach efforts and support education and the importance of safety on the water. The two also team up throughout the year to host several Boating Safety Classes.

This Fishing Tournament is unique, not only does it host one competition, but it hosts two, a Release Competition and a Harvest Competition. In the Release Competition, anglers will receive points for the number of fish and the species of fish caught, photographed and released back into the water. The Harvest Competition, anglers compete to catch the heaviest fish out of four categories. The four categories…

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This Saturday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day where people around the world celebrate and honor the ocean.

Celebrations begin at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton on 9 am on Saturday and then again at noon on Sunday. The day’s activities include: coloring activities, learning experiences, games and activities, a chance to create recycles artwork, take a picture with the sea turtle mascot Luna, tour the Nature Center, Food trucks and much more.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is celebrating by hosting a Beach Clean Up on Saturday morning at 8:30 am. Those who wish to attend are asked to bring a bucket and gloves to help keep our beaches and oceans clean from litter and trash. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is also hosting several other…

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Join the group from Blue Friends and Lynne Wells on the third Saturday of the month for the monthly Beach Clean Up. This Saturday, June 8th is the next clean up on Juno Beach.

The cleanup starts at 8:30 am and the cleanup last approximately an hour. Following will be a light breakfast provided and sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and Another Broken Egg Café in Jupiter. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee.

You are asked to bring gloves, a bucket, closed toed shoes to help clean up the beach and help keep our beaches clean for the sea turtles and other Marinelife.

To participate in the Beach Clean Up, please RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org. For more information about the event, click here.

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two Lighthouse Sunset Tours this month of June.

During the tour, visitors climb the 105 steps to the top of the Lighthouse tower and see the spectacular views of Jupiter and the ocean. Visitors will even get a change to watch and see how the Jupiter Light turns on to light up the sky and get a tour of the Watch room to see how everything works.

The tours are approximately 75 minutes long and cost $20 dollars to attend and $15 dollars for Lighthouse Members. The tours start at 7:30 pm and are weather permitting, so be sure to check back and visit their website for updates. Tickets are required and can be purchased online. Are all welcomed to attend, and children must be 48 inches tall and accompanied by…

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Twilight Yoga at the Light several times this June. 

Come and experience the relaxation and serenity of Yoga on the Lighthouse Deck while watching the sunset and overlooking the water. The yoga class is taught by Mary Veal and all levels of yoga are encouraged and welcomed to attend. 

The class cost $10 dollars per person and you are asked to bring your own yoga mat, water bottle and a flashlight. The class will meet 10 minutes prior to the class start time. The classes are weather permitting so be sure to check their website for more information. 

The class starts at 7 pm and last approximately an hour. 

The next Twilight Yoga At The Light classes are:
Monday, June 3rd: 7 pm
Monday,…

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