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 resolutions regarding LORS and EAA Reservoir

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 Documents - Fiscal Year 2019

October 2018 Agendas, Minutes, Financials Agenda - Document…

Board Documents Fiscal Year 2019-2020

October 2019 Agenda, Minutes and Financial Reports BOD Meeting…

Board Documents Fiscal Year 2020-2021

October 2020 Agendas, Minutes, Financials   Department Reports…

Board Resolutions & Actions

Board Resolutions  May 22, 2019  Florida Oceanographic Society Resolution opposing offshore drilling and seismic activities.   December 19, 2018  Florida Oceanographic Society Resolution LORS and EAA Reservoir Florida Oceanographic Society Resolution to achieve TMDLs   Board Actions…

Board & Trustees

Board Chair Allen Herskowitz   Vice Chair Bob Mathias   Secretary Nancy…


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Business Partners

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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…

Citizen Science Seagrass Network Training Workshop

Learn about our new Citizen Science Seagrass Network volunteer program! 

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

Please read below for what you need to know before your visit. The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center reopened to the public on Wednesday, June 10th. For health and safety reasons, we are opening with updated hours, policies and procedures. We look forward to seeing you on campus!   Visiting…

Coastal Center Admission

Purchase tickets to the Coastal Center  Please note that we have temporary limited hours of operation.  We will be open for two (2) daily sessions from Wednesday – Sunday. Session One: 10:00am – 12:30pm Session Two: 1:00pm – 3:30pm There is currently a capacity limit of 100 guests per session…

Coastal Center Closed

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

Coastal Center Closed Week

The Coastal Center will be closed for updates from the 16-20. 

Coastal Lecture Series

Learn about the rare and endangered fish species that call the St. Lucie River home, and how years of polluted freshwater discharge are threatening their existence.