June 2018 Newsletter

Categories: News
CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friend of LMC, The month of June is upon us, and here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center we are happy to report that on the 9.5-mile stretch of beach we monitor, our research team has reported nearly 4,000 sea turtle nests to date. June and July is the peak of sea …

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Protecting Sea Turtles

Categories: News
How policies and nonprofits work together in ocean conservation Here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, we often talk about the importance of sea turtle conservation. We see the beauty they add to our oceans and the joy they bring to our community. But how are these captivating creatures actually protected? Let’s dive into the nebulous depths …

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Sea Turtles, Hatchlings and Nests – Oh My!

Categories: News
Here in Palm Beach County, we’re approaching the peak of the 2018 sea turtle nesting season. That means more… and more… and MORE nests and hatchlings will soon be found on our local beaches! And who doesn’t love sea turtle hatchlings? They’re obviously completely adorable. Did you know that in 2017, Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s research …

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Noisy nesting mamas

Categories: Leatherback
Did you know that some leatherbacks make a lot noise while they are nesting? Not all leatherbacks are noisy nesters but we get pretty excited when we come across a noisy girl. Parker, a new mama on our beaches, was a very vocal lady! Some of the noises are just loud breaths, but some sound …

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