Conservation

As part of FWC’s Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program, In 2018, LMC and partner organizations collected and recycled over 228 MILES of monofilament fishing line, more than enough to stretch across...

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Responsible Pier Initiative (RPI) was developed as a collaborative program to work directly with recreational anglers on fishing piers. The purpose of these efforts is to provide first...

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...

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...