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five golden doodle puppies at Big Dog Ranch Rescue running out of a black door into a grassed field

With the Christmas in July Adoption Event around the corner, it is the absolute perfect time to consider adopting a dog from Big Dog Ranch. Not only will you be welcoming a special new addition to your family, but you’ll be saving a life in the process. Or if you already have a dog and have been thinking about adding a second, third, or even fourth furry friend to your home, now is the ideal time to do so.

On Friday, July 28th Waterfront Properties is hosting our first annual Christmas in July Event from 5pm to 8pm in which we will be underwriting $10,000 of adoption fees at Big Dog Ranch Rescue. During this event, Palm Beach County community members will have the opportunity to adopt a dog without any adoption fees. So even if you are just

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach hosts a variety of calendar events daily and one of their most popular events is the Guided Turtle Walks. The Guided Turtle Walk is a unique program that allows visitors to learn and observe the nesting and egg laying process of Loggerhead Sea Turtles. 

The walks require approval from the state and during the event an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff search the beach for sea turtle while visitors learn about the process at the center. Once the talks are complete and the sea turtles are spotted on the beach, guests are guided down to the beach to witness the process.

The Guided Sea Turtle take place at 9 pm this week, and tickets cost $40 dollars per person. The walk is

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a unique program that allows the public to adopt a sea turtle from their sea turtle rehabilitation and research center. The Adaptation Program helps to benefit the continued care for sick and injured sea turtles. The program helps provide food, medications, hospital care, and tank maintenance required for their care while at the center. 

The beaches in our area are popular every March through October during the Sea Turtle Nesting Season. Along the 9.5 miles of sand, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand making Juno Beach one of the most populated nesting areas in the world. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center monitors the beach daily and provides turtles through their research and

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a variety of events every day.  The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center added Rescue to Release Virtual Theater Show every day that has become a popular event. 

The event is a virtual realty experience that allows visitors to follow a sea turtles journey from rescue to release back into the ocean. The narrated event uses virtual reality headsets that takes visitors through real action scenes of a sea turtle being rescued, through the hospital and rehabilitation process, and being released back into the ocean. 

The event costs $5 dollars per person and the event is recommended those 8 years old and up. 

Rescue to Release VR Theater Show Details:

When: Monday through Sunday

Time: 1 pm 

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Saturday mornings, join others and help keep our beautiful beaches clean. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach hosts a Self-Guided Beach Clean Up on Saturday mornings. 

No registration or payment is required to participate in the event. Simply just show up to the beach with gloves and a bucket and help keep our beaches clear from trash and debris. The Beach Clean Up happens at the beach near the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Self-Guided Beach Clean Up has become such a popular event that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center has added it to their events calendar once a week. Helping to take part in keeping our beaches clean helps protect our beautiful blue ocean, intracoastal, and help to protect our marinelife. 

Beach Clean Up Details:

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With the school year coming to an end, Palm Beach County is filled with fun, family friendly activities to do to stay busy this summer. Lion Country Safari is one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions and is one of the only drive-through and walk-through safari’s and amusement parks. 

Lion Country Safari is located in western Palm Beach County and is situated on more than 600 acres of land with over 1000 animals from six continents throughout the safari’s seven sections. Some notable animals roaming around include lions, giraffes, chimpanzees, zebras, white rhinos, and much more. The safari includes 4-miles of pathways throughout the safari to drive-through and see the animals. 

Lion Country Safari was founded in 1967 and notes that it was the

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The Juno Beach Fishing pier is a popular destination in northern Palm Beach County for locals and visitors. 

The fishing pier is a 990-foot-long T-shaped pier that offers great saltwater fishing. The Pier is home to a full-service Pier House that features a friendly Guest Service Team, bags of ice, snacks, drinks, various fishing gear, tackle, fishing poles available for rentals, and much more.

The Fishing Pier is managed by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The Pier is part of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center’s Responsible Pier Initiative which is the first of its kind. The program is designed as a tool to work directly with fishing piers and fishermen to promote a healthy Pier environment for sea turtles and

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center partners with local organizations to help keep our beautiful beaches clean.

The Self-Guided Beach Clean Up requires no reservations or pre-requirements. Simply just show up with gloves and a bucket and begin. The Beach Clean Up happens on the beach near the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Self-Guided Clean Up was added to their calendar every Saturday morning in 2020 due to its popularity. The weekly event asks for volunteers to help in doing our part to keep our beaches clean and to help protect our oceans and Marinelife. 

Beach Clean Up Details:

When: Saturday mornings

Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 am at your convenience

Cost: Free

Location: The beach located near or around the

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The 2023 Sea Turtle Nesting Season has officially begun, and you might have noticed some beach markers in the sand recently. Those nests are blocked off to the public to help protect the sea turtle nests. Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins March 1st and goes through October 31st, and the beaches of Jupiter and Juno Beach are a popular sea turtle nesting spot. 

Researchers at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center have been on the look out for sea turtle nests along the beaches in Northern Palm Beach County. Sea turtles nest along the 9.5 mile sandy shoreline from the Northern Palm Beach County Line to the northern boundary of the John D. MacArthur Beach State Park every day. This area is popular for sea turtles due to the current gulf stream that curves

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Several times a month the Loggerhead Marinelife Center pairs with local organizations and hosts a weekly Saturday morning Public Guided Beach Clean Up to help keep our beautiful Jupiter and Juno Beach beaches clean. 

The Beach Clean Up requires not reservations or pre-requirements, simply just show up with a bucket and gloves to protect your hands and begin. The Self- Guided Beach Clean Up was added to their calendar monthly in 2020. The clean-up asks for volunteers help in keeping our beaches clean. It’s important to keep our beautiful beaches clean from debris to help protect our oceans ecosystems and all that live in the ocean. 

Beach Clean Up Details:

When: Saturday, April 15th

Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 am at your convenience 

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