Gamefish Lagoon

About Us

Florida Oceanographic Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 with the mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida’s coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy. 

Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a 57-acre marine life nature center located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, FL situated between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. 

Underwater Shell
Underwater Shell

Take advantage of the beautiful Florida weather and bask in the tranquility of our breathtaking sunsets.

Help us create seagrass mats that will be used to restore seagrass meadows in the Indian River Lagoon.

Many remember the “Lost Summers” of 2013, 2016 and 2018, when serious algal blooms caused severe economic repercussions.

Sea turtle safety and light pollution are reasons some South Hutchinson Island residents want a section of A1A darker than state transportation officials are proposing.