June 2018 Newsletter

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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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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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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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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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Solana, a sea turtle named by Florida Power & Light employees, released off Juno Beach

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The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center privately released Solana, a rehabilitated sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle named by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) employees, off Juno Beach on Tuesday, April 3. Headquartered just two miles from Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), FPL has dedicated its support to further LMC’s mission of sea turtle and ocean conservation for more than …

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