10 Indian River Lagoon projects funded through Space Coast tourism dollars

Oyster restoration, seagrass planting and removing old watercraft were among the projects selected for funding by the Brevard County Commission during its last regular meeting of August.

SB 10 Signed by Gov. Scott

Governor Rick Scott has signed Senate Bill 10, the plan to build a water storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. This is a step in the right direction for restoring the Everglades and stopping the harmful discharges into our local waterways. 

12 Days of Christmas: How to donate a golf cart to Florida Oceanographic Society

Fighting to save the Indian River Lagoon can be tiring when your research area covers 57 acres...

16th Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup

Join the effort this year and do your part to cleanup over 120 miles of our waterways in Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River Counties.

17th Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup

Join the effort this year and do your part to cleanup over 120 miles of our waterways in Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River Counties.

20 Practical Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste and Protect Our Planet

Reducing plastic waste is crucial for the health of our environment. With the increasing awareness of plastic pollution, there are numerous ways you can minimize your plastic footprint in your daily life.

2019 Clay Shoot

Thank you to all of our sponsors and the community for their support! Our 2019 Pull for the River Clay Shoot was a success!

2020 Coastal Lecture Series

January 7, 2020 Sea Level Rise - Fact and Fiction With coastal Florida already feeling the effects of sea level rise, find out how small changes in sea level might impact our state – and the rest of the planet – in the not-to-distant future.  This eye-opening crash course on sea level rise will…

2021 Coastal Lecture Series

January 5, 2021 Florida’s Invasive Reptiles and Amphibians Although invasive pythons make for good front-page news, Florida’s issues with invasive reptiles and amphibians are much more complex.  Find out what a state with more introduced reptile and amphibian species than anywhere else on earth…

2021 was a record year for Florida manatee deaths. Here are 5 ways you can help sea cows

More Florida manatees died in 2021 than any other year, most of them from starving, and many readers have asked TCPalm: How can I help? 

2022 Coastal Lecture Series

JANUARY 18, 2022 Florida's Waters – Current Outlook and Future Plans 2021 was a year filled with optimism for Florida’s waters, including a summer without Lake Okeechobee discharges, and positive movement towards meaningful restoration of water flow through the Everglades. Get caught up on the…

2023 Coastal Lecture Series

January 10, 2023 Seeing Red From So Much Green: The Story of Florida’s Algae Issues Learn about Florida’s ongoing water issues, including the various harmful algae blooms that have plagued our state. See how we can reverse a century of water mismanagement that has damaged the Everglades, Lake…

2023 Research Intern Symposium

Join us in the Exploration Lab to learn about the exciting work our Research Interns have been dedicating their time on.

2023 State Legislative Wrap-up

Florida’s Legislative Session came and went as quickly as our recent afternoon thunderstorms. Environmentally speaking, the bills ranged from mildly positive to severely detrimental, and just as our weather forecasts, the future remains uncertain. 

2-week pause in Lake Okeechobee discharges is 'woefully inefficient,' US Rep. Brian Mast says

For the second time this month, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., has sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the ongoing discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

33rd Everglades Coalition Conference

The Everglades Coalition, an alliance of 62 local, state, and national conservation organizations held their 33rd annual Everglades Coalition Conference in Stuart from January 11-14. 

3D-printed concrete reef placed in Florida Oceanographic Society's Gamefish Lagoon

Florida’s coral reefs have been having a tough time in nature, so a Treasure Coast business has teamed up with a well-known environmental group to see if their man-made concept of a 3D-printed reef can help.

6 Fantastic Things To Do On Hutchinson Island, Florida

Hutchinson Island is a 23-mile-long barrier island on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Divided into South and North Hutchinson Islands, spanning Martin and St. Lucie counties along the Atlantic Ocean, this quiet and laidback part of the Florida coast is a painless 2-hour drive from the bright lights of…

75th Anniversary of the Everglades National Park

On December 6, 2022, Everglades National Park celebrates its 75th anniversary. Since 1947, this park has been providing an incredible array of experiences to visitors and it’s only getting better with age.

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Shop Online Books Toys Souvenirs Apparel Jewelry Adopt an Animal   Florida Oceanographic’s Animal Adoption Program is a great way to support the Coastal Center and…


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