What are those large, silver fish in our Shipwreck aquarium? As I’m sure our volunteers can attest, we get this question several times a day. The answer, of course, is tarpon, Megalops atlanticus. Interestingly, not only are tarpon the largest fish we have, but they are one of the most
Boca Raton‘s beaches see hundreds of sea turtle nests every summer during sea turtle nesting season (March 1 to October 31). Each of these nests might have up to a hundred eggs inside. After they hatch, the hatchlings race to the ocean where they will swim upwards of 20 miles offshore to reach
A Film by WLRN Don’t miss the premiere broadcast on WLRN-TV on Thursday, October 3rd at 9:00 PM. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is proud to be featured in the new film by WLRN, “Troubled Waters: A Turtle’s Tale”. Director Rory Fielding visited Gumbo Limbo in early 2018 to learn about the sea
Join Gumbo Limbo Educators for super science-based lessons for your homeschool students. Participate in science activities related to the monthly topic, prepared specifically with your student’s age group in mind: 3-5 years (parent stays with child), 6-8 years, and 9-12 years. Younger/older
Gumbo Limbo's Hatchling Release is on as scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday evenings.