Governor DeSantis makes SFWMD announcement at the Coastal Center  

On February 21, Governor Ron DeSantis stopped by the Coastal Center to announce that he appointed Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch to the South Water Management Governing Board!   

Group Visits

Self-Guided groups Self-guided visits are available for school or camp groups of grade-level students that want more flexibility during their visit. Groups can schedule to come as a "self-guided" group to attend our daily public educational programs and explore Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center…

Guided Beach Walks

Attend one of our guided beach walks on Sunday mornings beginning January-February 2019. Join our education and volunteer staff as they discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach from 8:30 a.m-10:00 a.m. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday.

Be heard with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a series of public meetings. On Thursday, June 28 2018 a meeting will be held at the Blake Library in Stuart, Florida. Seating will be limited. 

Help Save Our Waters!

We need your help to provide community input on the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM)! 


Sea Turtle Walks Monday & Thursday nights beginning May 30 through August 1 Register for a guided sea turtle walk here…

Homeschool Programs

Homeschool programs  Florida Oceanographic Society offers self-guided and guided field trip options during the regular school year tailored towards structured groups of homeschooled students in grades K-12. Please see program options and policies below. For question or availability, please contact…


Animal Care Internship…

Lake Okeechobee

current flow & news coverage  Visit the links below for daily Lake Okeechobee conditions and local news coverage: Current conditions for Lake O and WCA's  Real-time flows South Florida Water Management District website  TCPalm's coverage of "Our Indian River Lagoon" Daily water data Lake…

Legacy Giving


Mangrove Planting

Volunteer and be a part of shoreline restoration by helping us to plant mangrove and salt marsh seedlings into recycled planters! 

Marathon of the Treasure Coast

Donate to our relay team and help them put meaning to their miles during the Marathon of the Treasure Coast!