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…

Causeway Cleanup - FULL

Come join us as we put our stewardship into action by cleaning up the East End of the Stuart Causeway.

CBS12: Record breaking number of manatees die in 2021

Hundreds of manatees have died in the last few months in Florida.

Changing Seas

We were honored to take part in the South Florida PBS series Changing Seas to help shine a light on the plight of our manatees and the seagrass beds they, and other marine species, rely on for food and habitat. 

Citizen Science Seagrass Network Training Workshop

Learn about our new Citizen Science Seagrass Network volunteer program! 

Citizen Science Seagrass Network Training Workshop

Learn about our new Citizen Science Seagrass Network volunteer program! 

Citizen Science Seagrass Network Training Workshop

Learn about our new Citizen Science Seagrass Network volunteer program! 

Clam Restoration (FULL)

Similar to oysters, clams filter out harmful algae, nitrogen, phosphorus and other excesses. In collaboration with other organizations we are expanding the restoration of clams into our part of the Indian River Lagoon.

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.

Close encounter between gator, bull shark in St. Lucie River

Fisherman captures unusual interaction

Coastal Center

Please read below for what you need to know before your visit.   Visiting the Coastal Center Click HERE to check out our new Ocean EcoCenter…

Coastal Center Admission

Purchase tickets to the Coastal Center  The Coastal Center is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm.  Admission tickets may be purchased upon arrival or in advance below.  Advanced purchase of admission tickets does not guarantee entrance to the Coastal Center at any particular date or time…

Coastal Center Admission

Purchase discounted tickets below, or show this page to our admissions staff to apply discount in person. Purchase tickets to the Coastal Center…

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

"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

"Florida's Invasive Reptiles and Amphibians" by Dr. Zack Jud

Coastal Lecture Series

"Living in the Zika Latitudes: Mosquitoes, Humans, and Emerging Pathogens" by Dr. Gordon Patterson

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

"Islands in the Sand:  Nearshore Hardbottom Reefs of East Florida" by Dr. Dan McCarthy and Dr. Ken Lindeman

Coastal Lecture Series

"Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal & the Struggle for Florida’s Future" by Dr. Steve Noll