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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their Self-Guided Beach Clean Up for the public to help keep our beaches in Palm Beach County clean. Now more than ever, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center needs your help.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins in early March and go until the end of October. The 9.5 miles span between the northern Palm Beach County line to the northern boundary of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is where thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs.  This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. The main reason why is the proximity to the Sargasso Sea, a region in the Atlantic Ocean and the gulf stream current that bends towards Florida. During this time, the…

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Every day the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Public Guided Tour for chance for the public to get a tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center.  The tours are offered at several different times each day, and on select Monday nights, the center hosts a Public Guided Tour Hospital Edition.

The Hospital Edition offers a special behind the scenes access tour inside the sea turtle hospital. Guest will get to see where the sea turtle patients receive treatment and will learn about the different causes of the patients injuries. During the tour, light bites and refreshments will be provided.

The Public Guided Tour Hospital Edition is a rain or shine event, and umbrellas will be available in event of rain. Tickets are required for the…

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Every week, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts several events for the public to learn more about sea turtles and the center’s rehabilitation and research efforts through their sea turtle hospital and rehabilitation center. The events are open to the public and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of northern Palm Beach County most popular attractions. On Saturday mornings, the center hosts a Kids Fishing Program aimed for children ages 8 through 12.

During the program, the younger fishermen will learn the basic techniques for fishing from the Juno Beach Pier including knot tying, casting, fish handling, and the proper catch and release techniques. In addition, the fishing skills learned, participants will learn how to be ethical anglers and will…

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The Town of Jupiter is always looking for ways to help our town and our environment. Recently, Town officials have installed four clean up station at four local parks to help nature and the environment by reducing the amount of litter and debris.

Jupiter has partnered with the Beach Bucket Foundation as part of their 2021/2022 Strategic Plan. The mission of the Beach Bucket Foundation is the create awareness and community involvement in helping the preservation of our beaches and ocean.

The Town Council identified clean up areas and activities along the waterfront and park as one of their initiatives this year. In partnership, the town installed four clean up stations at four local parks and waterfront areas for the public to help with the…

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On select Saturdays and Sundays, The River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide Boating Safety Classes targeted for young boaters in our community. The class is aimed for young boaters, but all boaters are welcomed to join and learn more about the safety on the water.

The classes are taught in a lecture style and the classes are provided to the community through a generous sponsorship by the AustinBlu Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and promoting educational programs to enhance boater safety.

The Boating Safety Course will be this Saturday and Sunday, April 17th and 18th. The two-day course will be completely virtual and can be taken from anywhere. The course…

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Juno Beach is home to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a research and rehabilitation center for endangered and injured sea turtles. Several times a day from March to October, the center monitors the beaches for sea turtle nests during nesting season.

The beaches of Juno Beach and Jupiter are one of the most populated sea turtle nesting spots in the world. Every year, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs on the sand. Greens, loggerheads, and leatherback nests are most often found along the 9.5 miles of the sandy shoreline that they center monitors. Its important to note that if a sea turtle nest is found, to not disturb the nest, simply observe from a distance.

Several times a day, the center hosts a Public Guided Tour for the public to go and…

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Jupiter and several other beach towns in Palm Beach County and Martin County have made the list for the 50 Best Beach Towns To Live In according to WalletHub. The survey and study was conducted in June 2020 that compared and rated beach towns across the United States.

Every beach town has its pros and cons, and the ratings were based on six categories for the study. The categories were weather, safety, affordability, education, health, and quality of life. The towns and cities ranged in population and most cities and towns on the list are in the state of California or Florida. Palm Beach County and Martin County has a few beach towns that have made the list.

Best Beach Towns on the list in Palm Beach County and Martin County include:

North Palm…

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On select Saturdays and Sundays, The River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide a series of Boating Safety Course targeted specifically to young boaters in our community.  The course is aimed for young boaters, but all are welcomed to learn more about safety on the water.

The course will be held virtually this Saturday and Sunday. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the State of Florida requires that anyone who wishes to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988, must complete and pass a Boater Safety Course. Once the class is completed, the new boater will receive a Boater Safety Identification Card that can be used immediately.

The Safety course is…

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The Town of Jupiter is one of the very few dog friendly beaches remaining in the state. Jupiter adopted the policy and idea to allow dogs on the beach in 1989. Today, the dog friendly beach area has been expanded and reaches over 2.5 miles of access along the sandy shoreline.

The Jupiter Dog Beach stretches from Carlin Park Beach Marker #57 south to Marcinski Road Beach Marker #25. In the designated area, dogs are permitted to roam freely, but must be supervised at all times.

Parking is free along A1A or public parking lots at Carlin Park or Marcinski Road. The Jupiter Dog Beach is open from sunrise to sunset. The Towns asks that dogs should remain on a leash from the car to the beach and owners should be conscientious of their pets and others while…

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The Sea Turtle Nesting Season has officially begun in South Florida. Researchers at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center have begun keeping an eye for the return of sea turtles nesting along the beaches in Northern Palm Beach County. The center has kicked off its “Respect the Locals” awareness campaign for beachgoers to be on the lookout for sea turtle nests.

Between March 1st and October 31st, sea turtle nest along the sandy 9.5 miles of beach that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center monitors. The 9.5 miles span between the northern Palm Beach County line to the northern boundary of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park.  This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. The main reason why is the proximity to the Sargasso Sea, a…

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