Beach Cleanup - FULL

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

Beach Cleanup - FULL

Join us in keeping our beaches beautiful by helping clean Jensen Beach!

Beach Cleanup Program

Help Florida Oceanographic Society keep our Martin County beaches clean! The Beach Cleanup Program provides an opportunity for families, individuals and groups to participate in beach cleanups in Martin County at a time most convenient for them. Every one of us can do something to help protect…

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.

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. 

Beach Walk

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

Birthday Parties

"Party with the Rays" at Florida Oceanographic The 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 pavilion rental option for families that want to celebrate their child's…

Birthday Party Request

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Blue-green algae at Indiantown boat ramp 100 times more toxic than what's considered safe

The excessive heat across South Florida is fueling more toxic blue-green algae along the Treasure Coast. The Florida Department of Health in Martin County issued a health alert Tuesday for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in the C44 Canal near the boat ramp at Timer Powers Park in…

Blue-green algae not being discharged from Lake Okeechobee, experts cautiously optimistic

This summer, experts braced for an explosion of blue-green algae which could threaten local waterways on the Treasure Coast, including the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon.

Blue-green algae presence at Lake Okeechobee causing concern on Treasure Coast

“It’ll continue to bloom as long as it has those right conditions, the nutrients, the sunlight," said Executive Director of Florida Oceanographic Society Mark Perry. "Because, we know last year at the end of the year we had a lot of rainfall due to hurricane Ian so all of that nutrients entered the…

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 AND TRUSTEES

Board Officers Bob Mathias Board Chair Retired Professional Attorney and Partner,  DLA Piper Baltimore  As a board member, and now chair…

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.