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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their weekly Self-Guided Beach Clean Ip for those wanting to help keep our beaches and oceans clean. All are welcomed and encouraged to help in the effort. 

Those that wish to participate are asked to stop by the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center before they begin. The supplies will be available at the Marine Debris Sorting Station.  Once supplies are picked up, volunteers can make their way down to the beach and begin. 

Once finished, simply bring your supplies and trash bags back to the Sorting Station at the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center and pick up a free t-shirt as a Thank You gift for helping to keep our beaches clean. 

The Self-Guided cleanup is…

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There is a shallow dive trip that will not require a boat and was dubbed the best dive spot in the world by the Professional Association of Professional Divers in 2014! The site is located on Singer Island, just beneath the Blue Heron Bridge.  Singer Island is one of South Florida’s lesser-known beach getaways. 

Beneath the Blue Heron Bridge, you will encounter seahorses, octopi, and all varieties of colorful tropical marine life. The best part is you do not need your own boat.  You will not even need to book an expensive boat ride to dive it. If you have got diving or snorkeling gear, or if not, you can rent some from a nearby dive shop, you can walk right into the water at Phil Foster Park, and do the dive yourself at high tide. The max depth is…

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The Stuart Boat Show will be making its way to South Florida this weekend. The Stuart Boat Show is the largest boat show on the Treasure Coast. The annual boat show has been named as one of the “Top 20 Events” in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society last year. 

The Stuart Boat Show features more than 175 local, national, and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of boats in the water and on land, as well as marine and boating accessories. Some of the boats displayed during this weekend’s show include motor yachts, center consoles, speedboats, sport fishing boats, pontoon boats, cruisers and much more. Many of the boats on display range in size from 12 feet to over 90 feet in length. Throughout the weekend there will be plenty of…

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is continuing to host their Self-Guided Beach Cleanup through the new year. Every weekend, volunteers head to the beach to participate in helping keep our local beaches and ocean clean.

The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup Program was introduced in 2020 as a new program that has been added to the calendar weekly. Volunteers who wish to participate are asked to stop by Marine Debris Sorting Station on the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach to pick up their cleanup supplies. Once supplies picked up, volunteers can make their way down to the beach to start the cleanup. When finished, bring the bag of debris back to the Sorting Station and pick up a free t-shirt as a Thank You gift…

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With visitors still in town for the holidays, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their popular events this week to end the year. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is dedicated to helping protect the ocean, marine life and injured and endangered sea turtles through their rehabilitation center and research programs.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Events this week

Public Guided Tours

Public Guided Tours are offered twice a day at 12 pm and then again at 2 pm. Those who attend will get an up-close look at the outdoor sea turtle hospital and get to see the sea turtles housed at the center. The cost is $10 dollars for adults and $5 dollars for children under 8 years old. All are welcomed to attend. The tour lasts approximately an hour and…

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On Saturday mornings throughout the year, The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Self-Guided Beach Cleanup. Every weekend, volunteers head to the beach to participate in helping to keep our local beaches and ocean clean from debris and trash.

The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup is a new program this year that has been added weekly to their event calendar. Those who wish to participate are asked to stop by the Marine Debris Sorting Station on the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to pick up your beach cleanup supplies. Once supplies picked up, volunteers can make their way down to the beach to begin. When finished, simply bring your trash bag back to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and pick up a free t-shirt as a Thank You for helping gift.

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A new artificial reef program has started off the coast of Palm Beach. This past Monday, November 16th, 55 artificial reefs were deployed off the coast as part of the new project called 1,000 Mermaids that works with the Ocean Rescue Alliance. 

The new project is an artificial reef project that creates reef module to make more habitat on the bottom of the ocean for marine life. The artificial reefs arrived to the Port of Palm Beach on Friday of last week and the reefs were received and picked up to start the project. The non-profit, Ocean Rescue Alliance says that reef builders, and donations helped to make these artificial reef structures possible.

Each artificial reef weighs anywhere from 1,700 to 3,500 pounds and are placed 40 feet under the…

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Every day the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts several events for the public to learn more about the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center and marine life. On Saturday mornings, the center hosts a Kids Fishing Program aimed for children ages 8 through 12.

Participants in the Fishing Program will learn the techniques and tricks to fishing from the Juno Beach Pier. The program will teach and explain the concepts of fishing, casting, fish handling, knot tying, and the proper catch and release techniques.  The program will also include information on how to be ethical anglers and reduce their impact on marine life.

The fish caught during the day will always be released. All fishing equipment and bait will be provided. Advanced registration is…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has recorded the third highest record numbers for the 2020 Sea Turtle Nesting Season. The Sea Turtle Nesting season begins on February 28th and last until October 31st and despite having an active hurricane season, the center recently announced another successful season.

During the few months of the nesting season, Marinelife Center staff surveyed the beach in northern Palm Beach County. Researchers have said that this year they have documented 16,935 sea turtle nests along the beach. The nests included: 286 leatherbacks, 13,059 loggerheads, 3,590 green sea turtle nests.

The Director of Research noted that this year’s numbers were the third-highest nest count since the center begin surveying sea turtle…

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This November, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a list of calendar events for the whole family to enjoy. Head to the iconic lighthouse this month and join in on the fun filled events.

November Events at the Lighthouse

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Wednesday, November 4th, 11th, and 18th

Climb to the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse on Wednesday nights and take advantage of the spectacular sunset views and watch the lighthouse turn on to illuminate the sky. In addition, visitors will get an inside look at the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works and learn the history of the lighthouse along the way. The tours last approximately an hour and tickets must be purchased online prior to the event.  The tours start at 4:45 pm.

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