Conservation

The Conservation Department here at Loggerhead has collected a record high of 11,674 pieces of foam so far during the month of November, collected during only ONE beach cleanup. Why is there...

Since 2017, Loggerhead Marinelife Center volunteers have removed over 8,000 straws from Florida Beaches. Over 70% of all debris collected during beach cleanups are made of plastic. Can you spot some...

November 14th-17th, Loggerhead Marinelife Center traveled far from Florida’s sunny shores to Las Vegas, NV, to participate in the 2018 Dive Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA) show. The Conservation Team attended the...

In 2018, Loggerhead Marinelife Center has had 81 cleanups and our volunteers have collected over 3,000 pounds of debris! After every cleanup, beach and underwater, the Conservation Department sorts and documents...

With Halloween right around the corner, October is a good time to think about the scariest thing in the ocean- PLASTIC!!  Once plastic enters the marine environment, it never goes away....

This week, during nesting patrol on Juno Beach, our research team came across this. It is a sad reminder of how our actions impact the world around us. These hatchlings, just...

Fishing and Florida.  The words flow effortless together.  Florida is THE Fishing Capital of the World.  It’s the best place to cast your line in and put your mind at ease....

Here are 4 simple ways you can help LMC keep the beaches clean and our marine life healthy this summer!   1. Eliminate single-use plastics– skip that straw, but don’t forget...