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Join teaching scientists from Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a sea turtle hospital in Juno Beach, for a Turtle Talk! Learn about the sea turtles of south Florida and how we can help protect them through this interactive presentation.
About Katie O’Hara :
Katie O’Hara is a marine biologist and Conservation Manager at Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) in Juno Beach, Florida. Her position at LMC focuses on creating comprehensive solutions to man-made threats to sea turtles, pollution reduction initiatives, and removing marine debris from our delicate coastal ecosystems. Having previously worked as a SCUBA diving instructor, Katie also oversees LMC’s underwater clean up team and coordinates underwater clean ups at various fishing piers in south Florida. Most recently, Katie and her team have been working to launch a Sea Turtle Protection Zone in Palm Beach County with the goal of protecting sea turtles from unintended boat strikes during nesting season between March 1 and October 31.
This special event is free with your admission to FLIBS.