Sea turtle release off Juno Beach Wednesday morning*

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Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release Teddy the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach. Teddy is a sub-adult loggerhead that was found chronic debilitated near Hutchinson Island in January. Initial bloodwork showed anemia and …

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See turtles up close this summer with Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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It’s no secret that sea turtles steal the show in South Florida. During nesting season, Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s popular summer beach programs will once again give local or out-of-town guests the unique, unforgettable experience of seeing sea turtles up close, including Turtle Walks, Hatchling Releases and Biologist Beach Walks. Turtle Walks – Guests can safely observe sea turtles’ nesting …

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May 2018 Newsletter

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CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friends of LMC, Even though summertime is officially about one month away, things here in Florida are heating up. Sea turtle nesting season is progressing nicely, and we are rapidly moving towards peak nesting season (June and July.) To date, we already have nearly 1,000 sea turtle nests …

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Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach, help save sea turtles

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Woman running in South Florida
Run for ocean conservation with Loggerhead Marinelife Center at its seventh annual Run 4 The Sea on Saturday, June 16 along scenic A1A in Juno Beach, Florida. The benefit race includes a four-mile run for adults at 7 a.m. and a one-mile kids’ fun run at 8:15 a.m. The event will also include a Virtual Run, so participants of all ages can run …

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LMC hospital staff performs first blood transfusion since 2014

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The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center recently performed a blood transfusion to save a new sea turtle patient’s life. Seabastian, a juvenile loggerhead rescued by LMC staff three weeks ago, arrived at the Center chronic debilitated. The turtle’s bloodwork also showed severe anemia, hypoglycemia and overall poor health from starvation. Anemia occurs from …

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