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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is busy planning and adding special events to their calendar.  Everyday during the month of August, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center is hosting their Sunrise Nest Excavation.

The Sunrise Nest Excavation program is a chance for the center to give the public an opportunity to see inside the center’s research department. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has gotten permission from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to led guest down to the beach every morning to discuss the hatching and nesting process of sea turtles.

The beaches of Juno Beach are monitored by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center during Sea Turtle Nesting season which runs from March to the end of October.…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center is located in Juno Beach, Florida, and is one of Florida’s most visited nonprofit scientific destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.

With the exception of their Jr. Research Lab postponed due to COVID-19, Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts daily events including Guided Turtle Walks, Sunrise Nest Excavations, and Hatchling Releases.

They offer many virtual resources for families who wish to learn from home, as well as an in-person Coastal Classroom for children who want to learn in a socially distanced atmosphere.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of the treasures of the Juno Beach and Jupiter communities, and has protected more than 16,000 sea turtle nests in 2020 alone so far! You can view their…

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This summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is bringing back their popular nighttime Turtle Walks. Tuesday through Saturday nights during the month of July, visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see sea turtle nests and observe sea turtles.

The nighttime Turtle Walks begin with an informative presentation of sea turtles and their nesting habits during the after-hours program. Those who attend will also get a chance to visit the current sea turtles housed at the sea turtle hospital and research and rehabilitation center. Once the informative session and tour is over, members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff guide guests down to the beach to observe the sea turtle nests.

Turtle Walks are $22 dollars per person and $20 dollars per…

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Palm Beach County tourism officials and leaders are hoping this news will make people more comfortable traveling to and visiting the area.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach recently announced that sea turtles are thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic and during the beach closures. From mid-March to Mid-May the beaches in Palm Beach County were closed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Since the beaches have been previously closed for two months, the center noticed a change in the sea turtle’s behavior and in their nesting habits. The turtles were nesting more efficiently and a little quicker than normal because of the beach closures.

Juno Beach is a popular sea turtle nesting location where thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in…

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Guided Turtle Walks are returning to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center this June and July. The Guided Turtle Walks will be every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The Turtle Walks are a unique program that allows guests to observe and learn about the egg laying process and nesting of sea turtles. With approval from the state for the program, an experienced Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff member scouts the patrolled beach searching for sea turtles while visitors enjoy the presentations and talks. Once talks are completed and sea turtles are found by the staff, guests are guided down to the beach.

The Turtle Walks are recommended for those 10 years old or older and costs $20 dollars per non-member and $18 dollars per member.

The first Turtle Walk…

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The Juno Beach Pier and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is back open for business. The 990-foot-long fishing pier and the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center has reopened to the public as of Monday, May 18th.

The pier closed back in March when Palm Beach County shut down the beaches. At the pier, social distancing guidelines are expected to be followed and 200 people are allowed on the pier at one time. The Pier will resume its normal operations, sunrise to sunset Monday through Sunday. All transactions will be conducted through a partitioned window to eliminate contact. Masks are not required to be worn at the Juno Beach Pier.

The Sea Turtle Research Hospital will resume their normal hours form 10 am to 5 pm with a limited guest count.…

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While the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach may be temporarily closed to the public, the staff is working hard to host live virtual demonstrations, classes and to give you the updates on the sea turtle currently at the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. 

Every week day at 2 pm and weekends at 11 am the center hosts their daily virtual class from their virtual coastal classroom.  Every day the class is different and focuses on either sea turtles, marinelife, research and rehabilitation process, the center, ocean conservation and much more. Previous classes are also available to watch on their website. 

In addition to the live virtual classes, the center has also created a Kids’ Fun Zone filled with arts and craft projects, sea…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is seeing a massive number in leatherback sea turtle nests along the beach. Sea Turtle Nesting Season starts in March and continues until the end of October. 

The nearly 10 mile stretch of beach that the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center monitor has counted to date 69 nests, which is significantly more than normal for this time of year.  Each nest usually contains roughly about 100 eggs that require 45 days to 60 days to hatch. 

Juno Beach is one of the largest sea turtle nesting locations in the world. The main reason why Juno Beach is the most populated sea turtle nesting location is because of the close proximity to the Gulf Stream current that bends towards Florida. 

Researchers…

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Head to Juno Beach this Saturday morning to help keep our beaches clean. March 1st was the first day of Sea Turtle Nesting Season and Juno Beach is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting spots in the world.

Along the nearly 10 miles of sandy beach, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand. The nests usually contain roughly 100 eggs and require 45 to 60 days to hatch. Juno Beach is one of the most populated locations for sea turtle nesting. Loggerheads, Greens and Leatherbacks Sea Turtle nests are often found along the beach from March 1st through the end of October.

This Saturday, March 14th, a group from Blue Friends is hosting their monthly Beach Clean Up. The beach clean ups occur on the third Saturday of every month.

Beach Clean Up…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is preparing for a Double Sea Turtle Release this week. On Thursday, March 12th, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center is planning on releasing two healthy sea turtle back into the ocean.

The sea turtles planning on being released are Turbo and Herme. Herme is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle that was found at the FPL St. Lucie site in November 2019. Herme was underweight and in poor health when found and after being transmitted to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center for fluids and antibiotics, Herme is ready to be released back into the ocean this week. Turbo was found in December 2019 and is a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle that was found unintentionally hooked at the Juno Beach Pier. The hook was…

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