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...

We had a very successful road trip through Florida to visit many of our partners and install cigarette receptacles on their piers.  A few highlights of the trip are below!

Earlier this year, Loggerhead Marinelife Center was named a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant recipient by Keep American Beautiful.  The grant has allowed us to purchase cigarette receptacles for interested Responsible...

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...

At the beginning of this year, we began carefully sorting all of the pollution removed from the beach during our cleanup events so that we could track trends in the trash...

Loggerhead Marinelife Center receives Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant from Keep America Beautiful National Keep America Beautiful Initiative reports 60 percent reduction of cigarette litter in participating communities during 2016 Juno...

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...

Monofilament is a single strand of thin, durable plastic that is commonly used as fishing line.  It is designed to be nearly unbreakable and invisible underwater.  Like any other plastic, it...

I’d like to introduce our Fall 2017 Conservation Intern, Vanessa Morris.  A native of Swainsboro, GA, Vanessa recently graduated from Armstrong State University in Savannah, and has been working with LMC...

Each spring, LMC holds our annual TurtleFest event.  We shut down Loggerhead Park to host artists, merchants, musicians, food and drink vendors, and conservation partners for a day-long festival to promote...