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.
Here in Palm Beach County, we are approaching the start of sea turtle nesting, which runs March 1 through Oct. 31, and we couldn’t be more excited for the 2017 season! Oftentimes, beachgoers and other concerned community members ask Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff members many questions …
The first day a sea turtle hatchling emerges from its nest, it enters a world where the odds are not in its favor. It enters a world, where it may encounter a human-caused threat before its flippers touch the ocean for the first time. Sea turtle …
If you know anything about South Florida, you know that people love food, festivals, fun and the beach. So what’s the big deal about TurtleFest 2017? For one thing, it’s the 14th year that Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host the festival. Secondly, it’s going to …