Conservation

Don’t let go of that balloon! Did you know? Deflated balloons that enter the ocean resemble jellyfish, a common prey item for sea turtles. In 2018, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and partner...

Did you know? When plastic enters the ocean, sea turtles and other marine life often eat it, mistaking it for food. This bottle, removed from the beach during a cleanup, shows...

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...

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...