Rally for the River

About the Event

Get a better understanding of the problems our waterways face, and the possible solutions at Florida Oceanographic Society’s annual Rally for the River!

Free all-ages community awareness event!
Saturday, November 16, from 10 am - 2 pm
Downtown Stuart's Flagler Park

Event Highlights:
~ Oyster Shell Bagging Station ~ Mangrove Plantings ~ Educational Booths ~ Hands-on Demonstrations ~ Marine Mammal Rescue Ambulance ~Children's Activities and Face Painting

Stay tuned for full event schedule, including:
~ Waterway Discussions with local experts
~ Shoreline Clean-up
~ Tours of Stuart's living oyster reefs

Participating organizations include the City of Stuart, Be Floridian Now, Marine Resources Council, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant, FDEP Indian River Lagoon Aquatics Preserve, Rivers Coalition, River Kidz, ORCA, FAU Harbor Branch, Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast, Students4H20, Keep Martin Beautiful, Florida Native Plant Society, Audubon of Martin County, and The Everglades Law Center, Inc.

Want to learn more? Join Florida Oceanographic's Dr. Zack Jud for a guided nature sailing aboard the Schooner Lily.

Two special sailings will run from the downtown dock. Tickets are $35 for adults / $20 for children with half of the ticket price being donated back to Florida Oceanographic Society.

Purchase your tickets for one of the guided nature sails:

10:30am Sailing - http://bit.ly/2BPx07s

12:30pm Sailing - http://bit.ly/2p0jfQc


Schedule · Saturday, November 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Booths & Hands-on Demonstrations

10:30 AM

Program with Mark Perry: Florida's Water Story

11:00 AM

Oyster Reef Tour

11:30 AM

Shoreline Clean-up

12:00 PM

Program with Mark Perry: Florida's Water Story

12:30 PM

Oyster Reef Tour

1:00 PM

Shoreline Clean-up

Event Details

Flagler Park
201 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart , Florida 34994
For more information please contact Michelle Byriel
772-225-0505 ext. 104 | mbyriel@floridaocean.org
rally for the river logo and photo
Mark Perry talking about the waterways
Children bagging oyster shells
closeup of a mangrove propagule
FOSTER booth