Beach Walk

Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach. 

Beach Walk

Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach!

Beach Walk

Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at 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.

Become A Member

Become a Member or Renew Membership Become a member of Florida Oceanographic Society and join our fight for healthy waterways! Not only is the Coastal Center a valuable, fun and educational attraction on the Treasure Coast but our advocacy, research and restoration initiatives are vital to…

Birthday Parties

"Party with the Rays" at Florida Oceanographic Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a family-friendly facility that gives your child the chance to "Party with the Rays." Birthday party packages offer a group rate and facility rental option for families that want to celebrate their child's…

Blue-Green Algae Task Force: Focus should be on preventing, not removing toxic blooms

TCPalm covers the Florida Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting and several members of the public who addressed them, and interviews Mark Perry and Gary Goforth.

Blue-green algae test results from western Martin County spark concern

WPTV covers  blue-green algae concerns after a bloom was spotted in western Martin County and interviews Mark Perry for comment.

Board of Directors passes 2 resolutions

Florida Oceanographic Society's Board of Directors recently passed a resolution advocating for an accelerated revision of LORS and implementation of the EAA Reservoir. 

Board of Directors passes a resolution

Florida Oceanographic Society's Board of Directors recently passed a resolution opposing offshore drilling and seismic activities. 

Board & Trustees

Board Chair Allen Herskowitz   Vice Chair Patricia Noonan   Secretary Bob…

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Can mangroves keep up with rising sea levels?

Check out this recent paper by Dr. Glenn A. Coldren and researchers from Villanova University and Smithsonian Environment Research Center on work at Kennedy Space Center. 

Capital Expansion

Coming Soon!  Ocean EcoCenter - Explore Florida's Coastal Ecosystems…

Careers & Employment

current Careers & Employment Opportunities Having a career with Florida Oceanographic Society is more than just a job. It is about having a passion for the environment and our mission to, "inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems." If you feel strongly about our…

Clay Shoot

Join Florida Oceanographic Society at our Clay Shoot! We welcome straight shooters, novices, and all skill levels in between to participate in this dynamic sport.

Coastal Center

About the Coastal Center The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is located on Hutchinson Island. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the 57-acre parcel houses the Society's headquarters, nature trails, 750,000-gallon Game Fish Lagoon, Sea Turtle Pavilion, Children's…

Coastal Center Admission

Purchase tickets to the Coastal Center  (function(w, d, s, id){var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); js.id…

Coastal Center Closed

Please note that the Coastal Center is closed in observance of Easter Sunday.

Coastal Lecture Series

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. 

Coastal Lecture Series

With the Indian River Lagoon under relentless environmental attack, see how ongoing research is linking human health, marine mammal health, and environmental health in our watery backyard.