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Kids ‘N Creatures To Fill Downtown Boca When The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Brings Wildlife To The Kids Eco-Zone At Wyland Living Green Fair

The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center will be bringing slithering, crawling, and slow-moving creatures to the Kids Eco-Zone at the Wyland Living Green Fair (WLGF) set to blanket areas of Downtown Boca on Saturday and Sunday, November 6-7, 2010. Animal-crazy kids will have the opportunity to be hands-on and

Meet Your Neighbors: Joe and Winnie Pedalino

Meet Your Neighbors: Joe and Winnie Pedalino

Joe and Winnie Pedalino may be retired, but they never quit working. The couple, who live just north of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, have volunteered for nearly 11 years at the educational and sea turtle rescue center, a place they think of as a second home. And they love that

Vet cares so much for the turtles she rehabilitates, it's hard to let go

Vet cares so much for the turtles she rehabilitates, it's hard to let go

Nancy Mettee wears her heart on her sleeve - literally. She can be found most days at work wearing scrubs covered with images of sea turtles. That's because the 41-year-old Hobe Sound resident devotes her life to helping rehabilitate injured and sick sea turtles. She is the lead veterinarian