DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. — A sea turtle was rescued Monday morning at Jacksonville Beach after falling into a man-made hole. The mother sea turtle had been making a nest before she fell in the hole, which was about chest deep and 4 to 5 feet wide. The hole was left open by beachgoers. The
Scholarships of 2,500 were awarded to a group of extremely talented local high school graduating seniors just beginning their college careers, Rachael Halpert (Spanish River High School), Jeffrey Keene (Strawberry Crest High School), Camila Mirow (Gulliver Prepatory), and Amanda Olson (Boca Raton
There’s a 20-acre plot in Boca Raton where nature’s happenings aren’t stopped by man. And because of that, its name and its creatures are guaranteed to bring you back to your childhood. Experience is quickly reminding me that you only have two options when you smell a skunk in the wild. Either
A grant from the Sea Turtle Grants Program allows Gumbo Limbo to install brand new lighting displays at the Center! For years, Gumbo Limbo has advocated for turtle-safe lighting and reducing light pollution in our communities. We’ve had exhibits at the Center to bring emphasis to the importance
Turtle Walk Reservations will open for Members Only at 9:00 AM on May 2. General reservations will open at 9:00 AM on May 9. Reservations can be made at http://184.108.40.206/Walk-Release For information about the program, including dates, costs, and reservation limits, click on the link
For 2015, we will be moving to an online reservation system. Reservations can be made on this page (http://220.127.116.11/Walk-Release) so bookmark it now for easy access. A window will appear below that will allow you to make reservations. Click below to download a pdf file containing the
On April 7, 2015, a shorebird nesting site was posted in the south portion of Spanish River Park; extending into the property of the San Remo.
Last month, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) received three known reports of well-intentioned good Samaritans incorrectly releasing gopher tortoise hatchlings into the ocean. Gopher tortoises cannot swim well and can easily drown. Because gopher tortoises often nest in
On April 7, 2015, a shorebird nesting site was posted in the south portion of Spanish River Park, extending into the property of the San Remo. During the 2014 renourishment project in Spanish River Park, least terns were observed by members of the Audubon Society of the Everglades and Gumbo Limbo
Early ‘70s Boca Raton, in the late 60s and early 70s, was moving beyond its small city image. Newcomers were drawn to its beaches, schools, and small-town neighborhoods. The location was perfect, midway between its famous neighbors – Fort Lauderdale to the south and Palm Beach to the north.