In the News 2012 Archives

2012 Archives


Winter Break Programs

Winter Break Programs   Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is offering a variety of program over the winter break.   Please note reservations & prepayment required at least 24 hours in advance, (561) 544-8615. No refunds. Secrets In The Sand Ages 7-11. Adults must

Prize Winning Float!

We did it!  Our Float won first place in the Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade!!!  This is thanks to our wonderful Crafting Crew - made up mostly of Volunteers who spent hours and hours working on our gorgeous float about "Community".   The float was made using

Dr. Rusenko Receives Lighting Award Design

Dr. Kirt Rusenko, the Marine Conservationist of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and a founding member of International Dark-Sky Association - Palm Beach County Chapter, has been given a Lighting Design Award by the International Dark Sky Association for his work with the Boca Mar and the Boca

Sea Turtle Nest Count: 2012 Season

Sea Turtle Nest Count: 2012 Season

Leatherback: 33 - A new record high! Loggerhead: 994 Green: 116  Total:

Enjoy Halloween in our Hammock

Enjoy Halloween in our Hammock

  A mysterious stroll through the hammock awaits one and all; you will not be frightened, but have quite a ball! Find spiders, snakes, and ancient shell middens, and maybe other surprises the hammock has hidden!     Join us on Saturday, October

Pave the Way!

Pave the way! Help us make tracks to the tanks – Buy a Paver Today! SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR GUMBO LIMBO, YOUR LOCAL NATURE CENTER. table.custom th.toprow {background-color:#cccccc; font-weight:bold;} table.custom th {background-color:#fafafa;} table.custom {border:1px solid

Team Depot Spruces Up Local Coastal Treasure

Nearly 50 Home Depot Volunteers Tackle Multiple Projects at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (Boca Raton, Florida) The Butterfly Garden at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center was filled with more orange than can be seen on the milkweed and firebush blossoms that attract the beautiful insects there.

We Have New Phone Numbers!

We have new phone numbers! Main Line 561-544-8605 Program Sign-up 561-544-8615 Gift Shop 561-544-8610 Volunteer 561-544-8609 Fax 561-544-8617

Stay Informed!

Ever wish you were notified about the “Happenings” at Gumbo Limbo? It’s easy – here’s how! From any page in our website, look to the top left side of your screen. See the “Stay Informed” text? Click on that text, and you will be directed to a contact form to fill out. Be sure you enter your email

Sea Tank Pavilions Open All Regular Hours

As of June 22, our new Sea Tanks & Pavilions are open during ALL of our regular hours! Sunday: 12-4; Monday-Saturday 9-4. Housed under beautiful pavilions constructed with wooden beams and green metal roofs, each of the four saltwater tanks represents a different South Florida marine