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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

Come join us and celebrate Estuaries Week by cleaning up the Jensen Beach Causeway.

Join us for an oyster shell bagging at the Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon for restoration! 

Celebrate Estuaries Month! 

'This estuary on this coast does not need any more discharges,' Florida Oceanographic Society executive director says