Follow Five-oh and Peanut! The turtles listed below have been fitted with satellite tags and released! These turtles were patients in Gumbo Limbo's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility, or they were educational turtles that were released. Click on each name to see where the turtles are now!
When a loggerhead sea turtle washed up on the shores of Hutchinson Island, Florida, he was lucky someone was there to spot him.
March is Sea Turtle Awareness Month! In order to reach more people about sea turtle conservation, we will be celebrating sea turtle awareness all month! Learn about South Florida’s sea turtles; learn about the species that nest here, and visit our patients in the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation
On May 1, 2016, sightings of a large sea turtle near Peanut Island were reported to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Snorkelers in the area reported an adult loggerhead lingering on the nearshore reefs that appeared to be in poor condition. Efforts were undertaken by
Gumbo Limbo’s native hardwood hammock habitat provides a peaceful place for a nice walk through the woods, something not readily available in southern Palm Beach County. This stroll through serenity is starring in eastern Boca Raton again. The nature center celebrated the reopening of the
Carr, one of our permanent resident green turtles, is moving to Michigan! The Michigan Sea Life Aquarium will be providing Carr a forever home in their enormous Ocean Tank. There, Carr will serve as a sea turtle ambassador, helping to spread the message of conservation. Gumbo Limbo
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center will celebrate the re-opening of the popular coastal hammock boardwalk with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Boca Raton Mayor, Susan Haynie, along with the City Council of Boca Raton, Robert K. Rollins, Jr., Chairman of the Greater Boca
BOCA RATON — A rehabilitated loggerhead turtle waddled to water along Boca Raton’s shoreline on Tuesday in front of hundreds of onlookers. “This is probably the largest crowd we’ve had,” said Caitlin Bovery, a rehabilitation coordinator at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, which coordinated the
Phase 1 of the boardwalk renovation is now complete!! The eastern side of the boardwalk is now open to visitors during our regular business hours. This means you can walk from the Nature Center down to Red Reef West. The tower had to be removed, and will be rebuilt later on as part of
Sea Turtle Release on December 6 - You're Invited! On Tuesday, December 6, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center staff will be releasing a sea turtle back into the ocean! “Peanut” is a large sub adult loggerhead that was found on May 1, 2016 swimming around the cove at Peanut Island. Peanut was