Events & Activities

Throughout the year, Florida Oceanographic stays busy with special events, fundraisers, educational activities, research activities, restoration work and advocacy for healthy, well managed ecosystems.  Below are some of the many opportunities for you to become engaged in our effort to inspire environmental stewardship.  Stay tuned and check our calendar often.  Activities are added weekly.  
 
 

Upcoming Events

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Attention oyster volunteers! Join us for an oyster shell bagging at 9 a.m. at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon for restoration. Please wear closed-toe shoes, appropriate clothing and bring a reusable water bottle. Gloves provided. Participants not wearing closed toe shoes will not be allowed to participate for liability/safety reasons. Participants under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants 15-18 years old must be signed in by a parent/guardian. more…

Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk

Date: Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 9:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Florida Oceanographic Society’s nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and will begin with an educational presentation on sea turtle biology and conservation followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, for guests to go out on the beach to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. more…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Spend the morning underwater collecting seagrass data with our research team! Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a mask and snorkel. Ideally, volunteers will have experience snorkeling and be willing to learn how to identify and measure seagrass species. more…

Beach Cleanup & Sand Art Contest

Date: Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Volunteer Meetings
Summary: Meet us at Stuart Beach at 9:30 a.m. for a beach clean up and sand art contest! more…

Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk

Date: Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 9:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Florida Oceanographic Society’s nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and will begin with an educational presentation on sea turtle biology and conservation followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, for guests to go out on the beach to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. more…

Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk

Date: Mon, Jul 30, 2018, 9:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Florida Oceanographic Society’s nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and will begin with an educational presentation on sea turtle biology and conservation followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, for guests to go out on the beach to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. more…

Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk

Date: Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 9:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Florida Oceanographic Society’s nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and will begin with an educational presentation on sea turtle biology and conservation followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, for guests to go out on the beach to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. more…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 22, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features

Christmas Day - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Tue, Dec 25, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the 25th, starting Dec 25, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Wishing you and your family a very merry Christmas! more…