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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a Public Guided Tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. The tours are offered daily and visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see the sea turtles and Marinelife housed at the center.

The Guided Tours are opened to the public and all are welcomed to attend. The tours last approximately an hour long and is limited to 15 people due to space.

The tours are led by educational experts and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff who will be there to answer all your questions about Marinelife, the ocean and sea turtles.

To reserve your space, click here. Tours are $10 per adults and $5 dollars per children under 8 years old. A visitors Sign-In sheet is available at the Guest Services

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This weekend join the group of Blue Friends for a monthly Beach Clean Up in Juno Beach. The Beach Clean Ups are on the third Saturday of every month.

You are asked to bring your own bucket and garden gloves to collect the trash and help keep our beaches clean. The beaches of Juno Beach is one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting spots and where sea turtles call home.

The cleanup will begin at 8:30 am and last approximately an hour. Following the cleanup, a light breakfast will be sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and there will be free coffee provided by Oceana Coffee. The cleanup will be cancelled if there is severe weather in the area.

To participate in the Beach Cleanup, RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org.

Beach Clean Up Details:
When:

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring monthly Ocean Explorers After Dark event for kids this Friday night.

Come and experience the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center after hours for a engaging opportunity and hands on experience for children to explore and experience the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The program is geared toward children ages 6 to 10 years old and each month the program will feature a different unique theme.

The night includes a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate in interactive games and lessons and pizza. The event is a drop-off event only and the drop off time starts at 5:30 pm to 6 pm and pick up time is from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

The cost is $35 dollars per child. To

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Every Friday morning during the month of January, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Hammock Hike. The Hammock Hike is in honor of Gopher Tortoise Day on April 10th where the center will be leading the hike through Loggerhead Park.

The Hammock Hike includes members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff leading a hike through the park to explore the Gopher tortoise habitat, to learn more about tortoises and maybe even see one along the journey. The Gopher tortoises are keystone species and have a huge impact on the ecosystem they live in. Today, the Gopher tortoise population is declining due to habitat loss, morality and illness.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is sampling and tagging the tortoises in Loggerhead

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Come and celebrate the Palm Beach lifestyle at the Lilly Pulitzer’s Beach Bash that helps support and benefit the Sea Turtle Hospital at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the friends at Lilly Pulitzer have partnered together for the ultimate Beach Bash party. The annual Beach Bash is now its 14th year and is one of Lilly Pulitzer’s largest annual charity event.

The theme this year is Squeeze the Day, because the fashion brand Lilly Pulitzer once started as a juice stand. The bright and colorful patterned outfits and designs were founded by the former Palm Beach resident Lilly Pulitzer in 1959. The Pulitzer family owned several Florida citrus orange groves and Lilly opened a juice stand on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.

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This Saturday, head to Juno Beach to help keep our beautiful beaches and ocean clean. Every month a group of friends gather together for a monthly Beach Clean Up.
The Beach Clean Up is hosted by Lynne Wells and Blue Friends and the event is held on the third Saturday of every month. All are welcomed to help keep our beaches clean.

You are asked to bring a bucket to collect the trash, gardening gloves if you have them and closed toe shoes. Following the hour-long Beach Clean Up there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Dunkin Donuts and Trader Joes. There will also be complimentary coffee provided by Oceana Coffee.

If you are interested in participating, RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org.

Event Details:
When: Saturday, December 14th
Time: 8:30

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 If you have been to the beach lately, you've probably seen the incredible amount of seaweed washed up on our coastline. South Florida is currently experiencing substantial amounts of seaweed beaching up on the coastline. Due to this influx of seaweed, Palm Beach County has taken the initiative to protect turtle season and keep locals happy.

On the north end of the county, researchers at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach, are keeping an eye on it, making sure it doesn’t negatively impact nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings. The influx of seaweed is called sargassum and occurs naturally. Blooms that are happening offshore, and getting pushed onto the beaches, it is all based on winds and tides and surf.  When the area experiences storms, it

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has added another event to their list of calendar events. The new event is called Pier History and it is every Sunday morning in Juno Beach.

Pier History is for all those wanting to learn more about the Juno Beach Pier. During the 30 minutes, you’ll learn all about the history of the 990-foot-long pier that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center began managing in 2014.

The Juno Beach Pier is a full-service saltwater fishing pier with a Pier house, Guest Service team, Gift Shop, Snack Bar and Fishing pole rentals and bait. The pier is situated in Juno Beach Park and is open 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset.

Pier History Schedule this November:
Sunday, November 10th: 10 am to 10:30 am
Sunday, November 17th: 10 am to

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This Friday night, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Sea Turtle Sleepover event.

The Sleepover over is an exclusive overnight event that includes the ultimate slumber party, a tour of the outdoor sea turtle hospital, snacks, movie time, pizza, and activities for aspiring scientists. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The event begins at 7 pm on Friday, September 20th and the cost is $65 dollars per child. The cost also includes pizza and snacks. The sleepover is a drop off event, but parents and chaperones are welcomed to stay over and participate in all the events throughout the night.

You are allowed to bring your own snacks and drinks for the evening, but you are asked to

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education center. The center is a non-profit that promotes the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems and focuses on endangered and threatened sea turtles.

The center offers onsite rehabilitation center for injured and endangered sea turtles, aquariums, research laboratories. The Center continues to monitor the turtles progress for their recovery before releasing the sea turtle back into the ocean.

Every day the center hosts numerous events and this weekend there is plenty of events for everyone to enjoy.

Friday, September 13th: Public Guided Tours at 2 pm

Public Guided Tours: The tours are offered seven days a week and includes a tour throughout the facility and

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