April 5th, 2019
LMC’s current campus debuted in 2007 to great fanfare, welcoming 100,000 guests. In 2017, LMC’s campus welcomed a record-setting 350,000+ guests and offered the largest portfolio of services and programming in the history of our Center, making the campus one of the top visited cultural destinations in Palm Beach County.
Over the past few years, LMC made significant progress in setting a strong foundation of fundraising during our quiet phase. 2017 marked the launch of the Waves of Progress expansion campaign, which will allow the Marinelife center to rehabilitate more sea turtle patients, educate more students, and welcome additional guests and visiting scientists from around the globe.
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March 1st, 2019
Loggerhead Marinelife Center will monitor 9.5 miles of beach from Jupiter to North Palm Beach as sea turtle nesting season gets underway.
JUNO BEACH — Sea turtle nesting season begins Friday, and Loggerhead Marinelife Center is ready.
Researchers with the nonprofit sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational institution plan to monitor a 9.5-mile stretch of beach from the northern Palm Beach County line at Jupiter Island south to the northern border of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach.
Last year, the Center documented over 11,900 nests on that stretch of beach. That’s about one nest every four feet, and comprises approximately five percent of the world’s total loggerhead sea turtle nests, according to the Center.
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