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

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

"Making Florida's Springs Great Again" by Dr. Robert Knight

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

Mark your calendars... The 2022 Coastal Lecture Series is right around the corner! Join us on Tuesday evenings from January 11th through March 8th as we connect you with scientists, historians, and storytellers for another season of world-class lectures. We are excited to announce that this year’s…

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

"Florida’s Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish: Past, Present, and Future" by  Tonya Wiley

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

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

Coastal Lecture Series

"Marine Megafauna Health Assessments: Insights into Marine Ecosystem Health" by Dr. Annie Page-Karjian

Coastal Lecture Series

"Exploring the Invisible: Blue Holes of The Bahamas" by Dr. Kenny Broad

Coastal Lecture Series

Join a NASA biologist to see how technology is being used to track sharks and gamefish in and around the vast protected area surrounding the Kennedy Space Center complex. 

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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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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

LONG-TERM OYSTER MONITORING IN THE ST. LUCIE ESTUARY AND INDIAN RIVER LAGOON We are assessing the growth and long-term survival of oyster spat in the St. Lucie Estuary and Indian River Lagoon by utilizing newly developed concrete spat modules mounted to PVC “trees”. The study will provide insight…

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