Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of Florida’s most unique non-profit cultural destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.
Our vision is, “to be recognized locally and internationally as the leading authority in sea turtle education, research, and rehabilitation.”
Click here to learn more about the programs we are deploying and what you can do to help.
Juno, Jupiter-Carlin & Tequesta Beaches
Leatherbacks: 160 Nests
Loggerheads: 15,234 Nests
Green Turtles: 700 Nests
Each year the LMC hospital team and volunteers treat nearly 100 sea turtles and 1,000 hatchlings at our ocean-side facility.
On my first day of work at LMC, our President & CEO Jack Lighton stood in our sea turtle hospital holding a tupperware labeled "hatchlings," which held nine small jars containing the stomach contents of deceased hatchlings, and began to get teary eyed. A silence …
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Campus Sustainability Initiative is reaching new heights. Or maybe we should say “depths!” As part of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Campus Sustainability Initiative, which began last year in an effort to reduce the Center’s on campus waste, LMC recently started its own Green Turtle …
A couple of weeks ago, the Executive Director of the Balloon Council wrote an opinion article for the Palm Beach Daily News directed at LMC’s Balloon Ban Initiative. The article suggests that the initiative is misguided and that balloons do not pose a real threat …