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...

In response to the increase in plastic pollution in coastal zones and ocean gyres, Surfrider Foundation’s Palm Beach County Chapter and Loggerhead Marinelife Center have partnered to bring the Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean...

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...

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...

At Loggerhead Marinelife Center, we host and support several cleanup activities.  Some are quarterly, some are monthly, some happen more frequently than that.  These include: Blue Friends Society Beach Cleanups, Deep...

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...