Found 8 blog entries tagged as Sea Turtle.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a non-profit sea turtle hospital, rehabilitation, and Research Center. The center’s mission is aimed to protect and promote the oceans ecosystems and to be one of the leading destinations to provide for injured and endangered sea turtles before being released back into the ocean.

Visit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and you can support the sea turtles through their ‘Adopt a Sea Turtle’ program. Adopt a sea turtle and your adoption money benefits the center for the continued care and research for the sick and injured sea turtles, and to further the study of loggerhead, leatherbacks, and green sea turtles that nest along the Juno Beach and Jupiter beaches.

Through the adoption program, your money will…

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Say hello to the newest member of the Waterfront family, “Topsy”! As a very thoughtful holiday thank you gift, our gracious friends from A1 Moving & Storage have adopted her in our name! Topsy is a green sea turtle receiving care at our beloved Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach after being rescued by the Coast Guard. She came in with unintentional boat strike injuries to the carapace which caused a systemic infection, hypoglycemia, and inability to dive and stay underwater. Her white blood cell count has increased and has been monitored closely since arrival, and she has gone through various surgeries and procedures to repair her carapace using implants.

Thanks to Loggerhead Marinelife Center, she is in excellent health, but still needs to…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is preparing for another Sea Turtle Release this week.

Howard, an adult male loggerhead sea turtle was found in March near Fort Pierce with an unintentional boat strike to its back flipper, tail and marginal carapace. When the turtle was brought to the center, the wounds appeared to be a few days old. During Howard’s stay, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center monitored the sea turtle’s progress and gave him antibiotics and fluids.

According to the calendar, Howard’s injuries were completely healed and has been cleared to be released back into the ocean this week.

When: Thursday, October 17th
Time: 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am
Where: The beach across the street from the…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation center and sea turtle hospital whose mission is aimed to protect the ocean and all that live in it. The Marinelife Center provides treatment and care for endangered and injured sea turtles before being released into the ocean.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a special program that allows you to Adopt a Sea Turtle. By adopting a sea turtle, you help benefit the continuous care and treatment for the sick, endangered and injured sea turtles. You will also help by furthering the studies of green, leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles that nest along Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta from March to the end of October.

The Adopt a Sea Turtle program costs…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their 8th Annual Run 4 The Sea 2019 on Saturday, June 15th. The 4-mile run supports the Center’s mission of sea turtle research and rehabilitation and ocean conservation.

The run is timed and will run along A1A in Juno Beach and Jupiter. The run is on June 15th and is open to all walkers and runners who wish to participate. Kids can join in on the fun and participate in the 1-mile Kids Fun Run that will start after the 4-mile run has begun. Parents can either cheer their child on or run with them at no additional charge. The cost for the Fun Run is $20 dollars per child and the cost includes the run, a child’s t-shirt and a medal.

The 4-mile Run 4 The Sea starts at 7 am and is open to runners…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is preparing to release another sea turtle into the ocean this Wednesday, May 22nd. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center plan on release Corwin at 10:30 am.

Corwin was found on the beach in Juno Beach in September and is a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle. Corwin was found struggling in the surf on Juno Beach. After the staff from the center was contacted, Corwin was brought in and was underweight and in poor health. During its stay, the sea turtle received nutrition, iron and antibiotics and was closely monitored by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff. Earlier this month, Corwin was taken off of all medications and is now ready to be released back into the ocean.

The Sea Turtle Release is this…

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The Jupiter Dive Center and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center have partnered together for a Sea Turtle Awareness Class as part of their ProjectAWARE bringing awareness to Marinelife. The class is this Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Sea Turtle Awareness specialty course introduces scuba divers to the basic sea turtle identification and conservation. In the class you’ll learn about the preservation of the aquatic environment and about the sea turtle species common in our ocean. The class will also teach you about the skills and knowledge needed to record sightings, identify the sea turtles, the importance of sea turtles and other Marinelife, and the decline in sea turtle populations.

Those who wish to attend must be a certified Open Water…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is preparing to release another healthy sea turtle named Valentina back into the ocean tomorrow afternoon.

Valentina is a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that was found in the St. Lucie Power Plant intake canal in Jenson Beach on February 14th, 2019. When the sea turtle arrived at the center, the turtle’s blood work showed hypoglycemia and anemia, Valentina was also under weight, lethargic and in poor health. Valentina was also missing its left front flipper. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center monitored the turtle with routine blood work, nutrition, iron, and antibiotics.

Tomorrow, May 7th, Valentina will be released back into the ocean at 2 pm with pre-release procedures beginning at 1:30 pm. The release…

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