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Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility Internship

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Inc. Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility Internship The Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility is accepting applications for our college internship program.  This position will begin January 2019, and is open to current students and recent graduates (within 1 year of

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and all propety will be closed Thursday, November 22. Regular hours resume November 23.    

Tracking Turtles

Kraken still has a working transmitter!   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.

Water-Related Programs Resume

We have resumed our water based nature programs - Intracoastal Adventures, Beach Treasures, and Seining the Lagoon.   We will continue to monitor red tide in Florida, and our programs will continue as long as red tide in not present in our area.

Water-Related Programs Cancelled

Due to the possible respiratory effects associated with red tide in the area, all of our water-based activities will be cancelled until further notice.  These programs include: Intracoastal Adventures - Canoe, Kayak, and SUP Seining the Lagoon Beach Treasures

Visionary environmentalist might be called a force of nature

In the next several weeks, Gordon J. Gilbert, the visionary behind the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, will judge a professional barbecue contest, attend his umpteenth meeting of Boca Raton’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and be a guest of honor at the 50th reunion of Boca Raton High School’s Class

Pardon Our Dust!

Our front porch will be under-going some much-needed TLC starting Monday, August 27.   During this time, please enter the Nature Center through the back door.  The front porch construction is expected to last a few days.  Thank you for your patience!  

STEAM through September

Science • Technology • Engineering • Art • Math   Jump back into the swing of school! Challenge your youngsters to engage in a city-wide scavenger hunt! Explore some of the amazing educational exhibits & programs offered across Boca Raton during the month of September. Collect

Luna's Story Writing Contest Winner Announcement

Congratulations to our Luna Story Summer Contest Winners!                                                                                                                                    Kemp’s ridley age group: Gabriella Duman Loggerhead age group: Mia Levine Leatherback age group: Suzy

Remembering Steve Bass

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrates the life of former manager, Steve Bass.  Steve shared his love of nature with the staff, volunteers, and visitors for 13 years reaching thousands of people of all ages.  He was an engaging educator and loved telling stories to captivate his audience whether