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. 

1/2 Price Admission

Enjoy 1/2 price admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of Sea Turtle Month! 

1/2 Price Admission

Enjoy 1/2 price admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of Earth Day! 

1/2 Price Admission

Enjoy 1/2 price admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of World Oceans Day! 

1/2 Price Admission

Enjoy half price admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of World Oyster Day! 

1/2 Price Admission

Enjoy half price admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of Sharks & Rays Month! Stop by the Oceana booth to learn more about sharks. 

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!

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. 

About Us

  Florida Oceanographic Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 with the mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's…

Activity & Coloring Sheets

Activity SHEETS Mangroves of the IRL Fish tagging marble experiment  Everglades activity sheet Estuary activity sheet Marine invertebrate activity sheet Manatee math activity sheet Skate and Ray word search  Plankton information sheet Manatee facts…

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Adopt an Animal

Florida Oceanographic’s Animal Adoption Program is a great way support the Coastal Center and to add a finned, feathered or four-flippered friend to your family!  When you "adopt” an animal, a portion of your gift helps support the animals in our care…


Meet us at the Coastal Center parking lot and help us clean up our stretch of A1A! 

Adult Groups

guided adult tours  Florida Oceanographic Society offers special guided adult program options to groups that want a more in-depth visit. These programs are offered throughout the year and are guided by a member of Florida Oceanographic's Education staff. A perfect compliment to a visit to the…


Taking our message to the community  As active advocates, we fight for our waterways and the preservation of Florida's environment. In addition to being members of the Rivers Coalition, Everglades Coalition and Blue Frontier Campaign, we lead conversations, take part in stakeholder meetings and…

Ais on the Lagoon

Join us for a  4.5-mile round-trip paddle across the Indian River Lagoon! You'll learn about the Ais Indians who inhabited our area centuries ago.

Algae at a marina in Fort Pierce being tested

"Even if this isn’t a harmful type of algae, the amount of fresh water pouring into our estuary is a big concern," said Dr. Zack Jud with the Florida Oceanographic Society in Stuart.

Amazon Smile

It's as easy as 1-2-3! 1. Visit 2. Sign in or create an account 3. Select Florida Oceanographic as your charitable organization. Return to every time you shop! There's no additional cost - Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile…

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US Army Corps pumps canal water back into Lake Okeechobee

TCPalm covers the canal that connects Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie estuaries has reached an alarming high, making for concern as heavy rain is projected for the weekend forecast and interviews Mark Perry.

Army Corps sending C-44 Canal water east into St. Lucie River, west into Lake Okeechobee

TCPalm interviews Mark Perry and covers that the Army Corps of Engineers is getting ready for expected heavy rain this weekend by releasing water from the swollen C-44 Canal east into the St. Lucie River and west into Lake Okeechobee.

Beach Cleanup

Start your day with us at Stuart Beach for a beach cleanup! 

Beach Cleanup

Join us in keeping our beaches beautiful us and help us to clean Stuart Beach!

Beach Walk

Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach.