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Florida, particularly South Florida, is famous for its wildlife. For those of you who love the water, here are a couple wildlife centers that you might want to visit.  

Manatee Lagoon

Manatee Lagoon is Florida Power & Light’s new eco-discovery center. This is your chance to see the manatees up close where they bask in the warm-water outflows from the power plant. The center includes exhibits, a boardwalk, picnic area, pavilion, cafe and gift shop. Even better, admission is free! 600 N. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach. 561-626-2833 For a sneak preview, check out the Manatee Cam on their website VisitManateeLagoon.com

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

You’ll fall in love with sea turtles! Loggerhead Marinelife Center promotes sea turtle education,…

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Great adventure awaits in Palm Beach County. It’s always fun to do something new, but often we fall into the trap of spending our weekends the same way.  Step outside of your comfort zone and get creative.  If you're stuck in the same old routine, it's time to try something new. McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, 12943 61st Street North, West Palm Beach, will help you get in touch with the adventurer within you.If you’re stuck in the same old routine, it might be time to try something new.  When was the last time you went to a wildlife sanctuary? McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary always has a great adventure waiting. You will encounter over 200 animals during your visit to the sanctuary. They offer tours of the facility which rescues and rehabilitates wild…

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In honor of World Turtle Day, yes it’s a thing, let’s learn more about the Palm Beach’s favorite reptile: the Loggerhead Turtle.

Loggerhead Turtle

Loggerhead turtles are named for their large heads that support powerful jaw muscles, allowing them to crush hard-shelled prey like clams and sea urchins. They are less likely to be hunted for their meat or shell compared to other sea turtles. The accidental capture of marine animals in fishing gear, is a serious problem for loggerhead turtles, which are endangered, because they frequently come in contact with fisheries.

Institutions like the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach have a variety of conservation programs which are working to protect Loggerheads and other turtle species which…

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This Thursday and Friday night you and your family can come out to the Hobe Sound Nature Center and watch as turtles lay their eggs on local beaches.

The females Loggerhead Sea Turtles will crawl out of the ocean and will carefully choose a spot to nest. She constructs a "body pit" by digging with her flippers and using her body. She will then lay her eggs; the average clutch sizes ranges from about 80 to 120 eggs. Once she is finished nesting, she will cover the eggs and return to the ocean.

This is a great event for Palm Beachers looking to experience first-hand one of the area’s signature creatures. It’s also perfect for kids looking to learn about local wildlife.

What to Expect

8:00 pm – Meet at the Nature Center to sign in. Exhibit…

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Join the experts of the Atala Chapter (Palm Beach) of the North American Butterfly Association this Saturday and learn about our native butterflies and the habitats and plants they depend on for survival.

This exploration will be at Cypress Creek South Natural Area (Jupiter, FL) .The natural area is located on the south side of Indiantown Road approximately 1.8 miles west of Florida Turnpike / I-95. This will be a leisurely hike along well maintained walking trails.

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When: Sat, April 13, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: Cypress Creek South Natural Area - 9424 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33478

Cypress Creek Natural Area

The Cypress Creek Natural Area spans both sides of Indiantown Road, over 2,000 acres…

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This Saturday, March 23rd, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host its 16th Annual TurtleFest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is a great event for Palm Beach residents of all ages, especially those interested in local wildlife and marine ecosystems.

Over 10,000 guests will join together at TurtleFest 2019 at the free-admission event which focuses on promoting conservation and endangered sea turtles. Guests will enjoy music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games, and other activities. Returning this year is the World Ocean pavilion, which features educational and fun activities focused on water conservation.

Entertainment

Talented musicians “Spred The Dub,” “Making Faces” and more TBA, along with performances by local school groups…

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Dr. Logger is a kid-friendly educational ambassador for sea turtles. Through an interactive show, Dr. Logger and “Bob” the sea turtle educate audiences on the life of a sea turtle, by addressing various topics: threats, nesting, anatomy, lifestyle, etc. This is the perfect show to bring your kids or grandkids to if they are interested in local wildlife or marinelife. They will not only get to learn more about one of South Florida’s most interesting animals, the Loggerhead Turtle, they will also get to experience some of South Florida’s marine ecosystems first hand.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, located in Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach, Florida, is a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and conservation…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is offering Palm Beachers a behind the scenes look of their outdoor sea turtle hospital tomorrow, Tuesday, from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

During this event you will receive snacks and refreshments and will be treated to a unique look at what it takes to run a state-of-the-art veterinary facility like the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. This is a great thing to do if you have kids or grandkids that are interested in wildlife, it gives them the opportunity to learn about some the animals and ecosystem right in their backyards.

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Price: Starting at $15

When: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Where: 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408 United States

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead…

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The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a great place to visit if you, your kids, or your grandkids, are looking to learn more about South Florida’s local marine life.

The center is located on Hutchinson Island. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the 57-acre parcel houses the Society's headquarters, nature trails, 750,000-gallon Game Fish Lagoon, Sea Turtle Pavilion, Children's Activity Pavilion, Sea Star Touch Tank Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion, and the Frances Langford Visitors Center. With its coastal hardwood hammocks and mangrove swamp communities, the site provides excellent opportunities for education and research aimed at increasing visitors' knowledge of these unique environments.

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The 2019 Everglades Day Festival is all about "Mother Nature’s Magic Show". This free, outdoor, family-friendly festival and eco-adventure, held at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is dedicated to having fun while learning.

Plan on heading to the Everglades Day Festival to experience and learn more about your local plant and wildlife firsthand!

Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.

The main entrance and Visitor Center are located at: 10216 Lee Road.…

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