Conservation

This data represents all debris collected through LMC sponsored coastal cleanup events in Palm Beach County from January 1 – June 20, 2017. Following each beach and underwater cleanup, the Center’s...

Summer is definitely upon us in South Florida.  The temperatures are rising, the turtles are returning to nest, and our summer interns are here!  This term, we are lucky to have...

Last week, I made the short trip south to Key Largo, where our partners at Coral Restoration Foundation were hosting their first annual Ocean Conservation Seminars.  It was an inspiring day...

If you’ve gone shopping for accessories such as sunglasses or hair clips in the last 40 years, you are probably familiar with the ‘tortoiseshell’ pattern – mottled black and brown markings. ...

Last week, the Executive Director of the Balloon Council wrote an opinion article for the Palm Beach Daily News directed at LMC’s Balloon Ban Initiative. The article suggests that the initiative...

Last week, I joined Ocean Conservancy (OC) in Hong Kong for their International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting. The global event, hosted by The Hong Kong Cleanup and Ecozine, was held to...

Over the past few years at LMC, we’ve been working to expand our conservation efforts beyond Juno Beach. We’ve established many new programs and collaborations, but noticed that many organizations were in...

Earlier this month, Tommy and I attended the 4th International Marine Conservation Congress hosted by the Society for Conservation Biology in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Scientists, conservationists, and policy...

Yesterday, May 1, marked the beginning of nesting season across many beaches in Florida and up the Atlantic Coastline, but here in Juno Beach, we are two months in – 60...