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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 Center Closed Week

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

Coastal Lecture Series

"Images Documenting the History of Hutchinson Island” by Sandy Thurlow is the third of eight thought-provoking and informational lectures focused on topics that are relevant to those who live in coastal Florida. Held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. on select TUESDAYS at the Blake Library in Stuart, Jan-Mar.

Coastal Lecture Series

Join us throughout the winter for eight thought-provoking lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. These science and conservation-themed lectures will be held from 6:30-7:45 pm on select TUESDAYS during January, February, and March at the Blake Library…

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. 

Coastal Lecture Series

Sea turtles aren’t Florida’s only special turtles! Discover the surprising role that gopher tortoises – the ultimate animal landlords – play in the health of Florida’s ecosystems. 

Coastal Lecture Series

"Light in the Sea: Extremes of Vision in Marine Giants" by Dr. Michael Grace is the fifth of eight thought-provoking, science and conservation-themed lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. Held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. on select TUESDAYS at the Blake…

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. 

Coastal Lecture Series

"FWC Tequesta Field Laboratory – Local Research, Monitoring and More" by Erick Ault is the sixth of eight thought-provoking, science and conservation-themed lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. Held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. on select TUESDAYS at the…

Coastal Lecture Series

The Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie River are in trouble!  Get an update on last year’s cyanobacteria blooms and Lake Okeechobee discharges, and find out what the future holds for fixing these problems. 

Coastal Lecture Series

"The Boys are Back in Town: Seasonal Aggregations of Blacktip Sharks in SE Florida" by Dr. Stephen Kajiura is the eighth of eight thought-provoking, science and conservation-themed lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. Held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. on…

Coastal Lecture Series

Find out how the Treasure Coast got its nickname by exploring the story of the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet that wrecked on our shores during a hurricane more than 300 years ago.

Coastal Lecture Series

"Sea Level Rise–Fact & Fiction" by John Englander is the first of eight thought-provoking, science and conservation-themed lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. Held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. on select TUESDAYS at the Blake Library in Stuart, Jan-Mar.

Coastal Lecture Series

Dive in to learn more about goliath grouper and the important roles these gentle giants play on Treasure Coast reefs and wrecks!