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

"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

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

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

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

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

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Concert for a Cause

Come out to Terra Fermata on November 23 as Earthtones presents Strung Like a Horse!

Construction begins on new Ocean EcoCenter at Florida Oceanographic Center

Take a look at this news clip featuring our new and upcoming Ocean EcoCenter!

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Contact Florida's Officials

Please take time to contact these elected officials and voice your concerns.  Florida's Officials  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Phone: (850) 717-9337 | Send an Email Florida Senator Gayle Harrell Phone: (850) 487-5025 | Send an Email  US Senator Rick Scott   Phone: (202) 224-5274 | Send an…

Core Module Construction

Help us to build Community Oyster Restoration Enhancement (CORE) modules that will be deployed to create oyster reefs at our restoration sites.

Could blue-green algae be creeping into Treasure Coast waters without Lake O discharges?

Is blue-green algae starting to creep into Treasure Coast waters without Lake Okeechobee discharges? 

Current Projects

Assessing the Effects of Restored Reefs on Shoreline Stabilization We are currently monitoring shoreline elevation change with Sediment Elevation Tables (SETs) to document how restored oyster reefs, of contrasting profiles, affect sediment accretion in comparison to sand flats (control).  

Current Weather Conditions

local weather  Jensen Beach Webcam and Weather  Bathtub Beach Webcam and Weather  Tides and Currents (from Seminole Shores) Marine Zone Forecast (offshore) Local Melbourne Radar    Coastal Marine Forecast National Weather Service - Coastal Marine Forecast  NOAA -  National…

Daily Programs

Nature Trail Nature trail walks are available. Call ahead for details!  Wednesday-Sunday: Open 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm Experience the sounds and…