Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (FULL)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! 

Adopt-A-Highway (Private)

Help us to clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard!  Looking to help keep our community looking natural and free from garbage? Want to get in some exercise? Then join us as we clean our 2 mile section of Ocean Blvd.  We’ll meet at 9am at the Coastal Center to get supplies before heading out onto…

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 complement to a visit to the…

Advocacy

Lake Okeechobee Discharge Updates! February 19th, 2024 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from Lake Okeechobee after citing higher-than-average water levels from El Niño conditions. Many local environmental experts say they are worried. "Since April of last year, the lake…

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 Alert: blue-green algae spreading into C-44 Canal, visible in Indiantown

Toxic algae is now making its way outside of Lake Okeechobee and into the canals along the Treasure Coast. The algae has been spotted Wednesday at Timer Powers Park along with warning signs to keep people away from the toxins in the water.

Algae Blooms and Florida’s Water Issues Virtual Lecture

Join Dr. Zack Jud for a live Zoom-based lecture focused on Florida’s ongoing water issues.

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.

Algaecides kill toxic algae blooms, but are they safe and effective long-term?

The South Florida Water Management District has used Lake Guard Oxy to kill toxic algae since 2021, but only just began to study whether it's safe for the environment.

America's Amazon

America’s Amazon:  The Story of the St. Lucie River A documentary film by noted conservationist John Nelson

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Are alligators common to see outside of freshwater? See one swim through a Florida lagoon

An American alligator was spotted last week swimming in the Indian River Lagoon near Crab-E-Bill's Indian River Seafood.

ARMY CORPS ANNOUNCES LAKE O RELEASES TO BE REDUCED TO ZERO

As of Saturday, April 15, 2023, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District has reduced releases from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee River Estuaries.