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Every Thursday morning at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center hosts their ArtSEA Kid’s Painting Class until the end of April.

The weekly art class begins at 10:30 am on Thursday mornings. The class is designed to help introduce basic sea turtle conservation and biology in young children. The art class is geared toward children ages 3 to 5 years old.

The class begins with a brief introduction and ocean-themed story that includes a hands-on activity after the painting class. Those who attend will have the opportunity to take home their painted sea turtles to remember to class by.

The ArtSEA Painting Class costs $10 dollars per child. Due to the limited space and popularity of the event, you are asked to…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their popular reoccurring Ocean Explorers After Dark event for children.

Come and experience the sea turtle rehabilitation and research center after hours for an extended hour event and the opportunity for a hands-on experience for children to explore the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The program is aimed for children ages 6 to 10 years old and each month the program features a different unique theme.

The night will include a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate and engage in interactive activities and lessons and of course pizza. The program is a drop off only program and the drop off time is from 5:30 pm to 6 pm and the pickup time is from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

The cost to attend is $35…

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The 2020 Sea Turtle Nesting Season is set to begin March 1st and last until October 31st and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hoping for another record-breaking season. The beaches of Juno Beach will be monitored daily during this time and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Juno Beach support nearly 5 percent of the world’s loggerhead sea turtles.

Along the 9.5 miles of sandy shoreline, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand. The nests usually contain about 100 eggs in each and requires 45 to 60 days to hatch roughly. Juno Beach is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. The main reason is being so close to the gulf stream current that bends toward Florida and its close proximity to the Sargasso…

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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:
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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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