Coastal Lecture Series


Mark your Calendars!  

Florida Oceanographic Society’s 2019 Coastal Lecture Series kicks off on January 7th with an eye-opening presentation by Dr. Kate Mansfield, Associate Professor from the University of Central Florida. This year’s theme is “Our Water - Our Land - Our Future.” Join us for eight exciting and thought-provoking environmental lectures featuring topics relevant to everyone living in our coastal communities. These free lectures are held at the Blake Library in Stuart from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on select Mondays from January through March. 

Please check back soon for a complete list of lecture topics and guest speakers. 

2019 Coastal Lecture Series Speakers & Dates:

   January 7

   See how scientists are using miniaturized satellite       tracking devices to learn about the secret life of           juvenile sea turtles as they embark on an incredible     journey around the Atlantic.

   Presented by: Kate Mansfield, Ph.D., Associate           Professor, University of Central Florida  


  January 28

   Right Whales in Peril: How You Can Help 

   Dive in to learn about the endangered North                 Atlantic right whales that use our coastline as a           critical wintertime calving area.

   Presented by: Julie Albert, North Atlantic Right             Whale Program, Marine Resources Council