Education at LMC – Inspiring the next generation of ocean conservationists

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Field Work
When Loggerhead Marinelife Center founder Eleanor Fletcher began teaching children about the importance of sea turtle and ocean conservation from an old home in Loggerhead Park, little did she know her passion for teaching would forever impact the way LMC viewed education. After all, without knowing just how essential our world oceans are, how could …

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Hidden Heroes of Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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LMC_building
If you’ve been to Loggerhead Marinelife Center, you know how much fun it is to visit with our sea turtle patients, learn about our local ecosystems, and maybe even spend a day in the park behind the center or at the beach after visiting LMC. But did you know that one of the reasons it’s …

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Research Part 2 – It’s in their blood

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Jen with Green
Although a part of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s core, our research team often goes unnoticed. When we feature the research team, we focus on the numbers – 15, 219 loggerhead nests, 160 leatherback nests, 650 green nests. While these numbers are essential to our mission and vision, we leave the public wondering who are the faces …

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September 2016 Newsletter

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Jack Lighton, Lynn Wells
CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON Dear friends of LMC: As sea turtle nesting season starts to wind down here in the Palm Beaches, we know it is time to ramp up our social and event season – welcome to September! We are excited to again report a record-setting sea turtle nesting season on the 9.5-mile …

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One Shell of a Story

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Archelon web
Written by: Cecilia Santis, guest intern, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Did you know that sea turtles have outlived Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s sea turtle research by millions of years? Yes, the sea turtle is among the oldest creatures on earth. What’s more, LMC biologists (along with other sea turtle biologists) have only been …

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