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Track Peanut!

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

Farewell to Carr

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

The Boardwalk is OPEN!

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

You're Invited to Sea Turtle Release

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

Sea Turtle Conservation Team Takes First Place at GIS Expo

On Thursday, September 29th, and Friday September 30th, our team of Marine Turtle Specialists attended the West Palm Beach GIS Expo.  Through a series of lectures, exhibits, and displayed posters, the team gained valuable insight into the world of Geographic Information Systems, the technology

"Jairo, The Leatherback Hero" Book Signing July 29

Meet Author and Illustrator Stacy Erin Myers, at a Book Signing Friday, July 29, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in Gumbo Limbo’s Gift Shop   "Jairo, The Leatherback Hero" combines magical storytelling with science-based writing centered in an environmental topic of our times.  Narrated by Traveler, a

Summer Camp Openings

As of Monday, May 30, there are still openings in some sessions of Environmental Camp, and in both sessions of Sea Turtle Camp. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is pleased to offer two different summer camps. Both camps offer half day, week-long camps that vary each week by age group.   Note

Susan Elliott is the 2016 Environmental Educator of the Year

Susan Elliott, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Environmental Program Coordinator, has been tapped by Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as the 2016 Environmental Educator of the Year.   The Award FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center set up this award seven years ago. It's goal is to

Summer Camps at Gumbo Limbo

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is pleased to offer two different summer camps.  Both camps offer half day, week-long camps that vary each week by age group.  Please note that the registration for each of these camps is handled differently.   Gumbo Limbo Environmental Camp At Gumbo Limbo

Addition to the Eco-Watch Lecture Series

An additional speaker has been added to 2016 Eco-Watch Series: Rob Moir, the President and Executive Director of the Ocean River Institute, will join us on Wednesday, April 13.    His talk is entitled "Reducing Harmful Algal Blooms in Indian River Lagoon and Nantucket Sound."   Dr. Moir