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

In honor of Halloween, join Education Specialist Shannon Dack, Florida Oceanographic Society’s resident spider guru, for a special spider-themed nature walk!

Celebrate Oysters! 

Celebrate estuaries with Florida Oceanographic Society!