Water Conditions

The Florida Oceanographic Society’s Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring Program is a coordinated effort with volunteers that conduct regular weekly water quality monitoring throughout the St. Lucie Estuary and southern Indian River Lagoon. Explore the current water conditions in our local…

Water Quality

Established in 1998, the Florida Oceanographic Water Ecosystem Surveys (FLOWSS) program assesses the trends and changes in water quality throughout the St. Lucie Estuary (SLE) and southern Indian River Lagoon (IRL). Our volunteer citizen scientists record water temperature, salinity, dissolved…

Water Resources Development Act Updates

On October 23, President Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, also known as the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2018.


Click here to view current conditions at the Coastal Center Click here to view current conditions at the House of Refuge…

Who We Are

Florida Oceanographic Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 with the mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy.    Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a 57-acre marine life nature center located on…

World Ocean Day Beach Cleanup - FULL

Celebrate World Oceans Day with a beach cleanup at Jensen Beach. Join us as we put our stewardship into action. 

World Ocean Day Tips

Make a commitment to the ocean!     

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day on June 8th gives us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of our oceans, and what we must do to protect them. The oceans are our planet’s life support system.

World Oceans Day

Celebrate the ocean with us! 

World Oceans Day Beach Cleanup

Celebrate World Oceans Day with us and help us to clean Stuart Beach!

WPBF: Florida Oceanographic Society unveils new Ocean EcoCenter

The Florida Oceanographic Society unveiled its new Ocean Eco-Center Friday morning.

WPTV Covers the Upcoming Coastal Center Expansion

Take a look at this video featured on WPTV of the Coastal Center's upcoming expansion. 

Yoga with the sea turtles

Connect the mind and body with nature in a 60 minute yoga class held at Florida Oceanographic Society’s sea turtle pavilion!