Florida Oceanographic Society committed to improving water quality in St. Lucie Estuary, Indian River Lagoon

"In the last decade, we've lost 90% of the seagrass that used to live in Indian River," Dr. Zack Jud, Director of Education, said. "We know right now, water quality is not good enough for seagrass to flourish, but that's doesn't mean we shouldn't try to figure out how to figure out how to make it flourish."

The center is now encouraging others to advocate for clean water to improve our ecosystems and help marine life thrive.

"We need everyone to be involved in that process and stand up for our waters," Casey Kniffin, advocacy coordinator, said. "We do a lot behind the scenes."

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