News from Staff


The Latest Hammock Happenings

The latest issue of Hammock Happenings is now available!  Check it out and learn about our new programs, what happens when we get new fish for our aquariums, and the effect foxes have on sea turtle nesting.  The March-April program calendar can be found in the center, and reservation details for the

Summer Camp is Better Than Ever

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is pleased to offer two different summer camps.  Both camps offer week-long sessions that vary each week by age group and hours.  Please note that the registration for each of these camps is handled differently.  Please read the information below and follow the links to

Trackin' the Kraken

Loggerhead Kraken was released with a satellite transmitter on January 23, 2018. Click here to track Kraken! #TrackinKraken   Thanks to Ben Hick for the fabulous photos.

New Programs - Intracoastal Adventures

Join Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for our new on-water adventure programs! We are offering nature programs by canoe, kayak, and stand up paddle boards. Space is limited so be sure to register in advance by clicking on the date for each program. Registration is required and will close 48 hours before

Holiday Tree Recycling

The City of Boca Raton will be conducting a holiday tree recycling program from December 26 through January 21. Residents can drop off their “clean” holiday trees at 751 Banyan Trail located adjacent to Mizner Bark Dog Park. The City’s Recreation Services Department will pick up the trees and

Rescheduled: International Coastal Clean-up

Gumbo Limbo's International Coastal Clean-up has been rescheduled for October 28.  Please note the we will meet at Gumbo Limbo, and clean the beaches in Red Reef and South Beach Parks.  Pease register for this date (if you registered for the September date we need a new registration for this date). 

Halloween in the Garden

Click here to learn all about Halloween in the Garden and to make reservations today!

All About STEAMing through September!

How It Works Explore some of the City of Boca Raton’s amazing exhibits, programs and places, learn something cool, and win prizes in the process! Get your “STEAM through September” passport at any of the participating locations Complete one challenge in each of the (S)cience,

Tracking Turtles

Track Blitzen and Peanut   Some of our sea turtles listed  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 here to learn more about Gumbo Limbo's

Opening Monday Sept. 18

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center will resume regular hours on Sept 18. Our hatchling drop off box is available on the front porch of the nature center.  Please do not place water or other items in the cooler with the hatchlings.  Please call 1-888-404-FWCC to report sea turtle emergencies.  Thank you.