Coastal Lecture Series

"Deepwater Horizon – Ten Years Later" by Dr. Jon Moore is the seventh 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 Library in Stuart, Jan-…

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

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

"Hope for Healthier Waters in the Sunshine State: Update 2019" by Mark Perry is the second event of the 2020 Coastal Lecture Series held Tuesdays from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Blake Library. We encourage you to arrive early as space is limited to the first 250 attendees. 

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

"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

Coastal Lecture Series

"The Oceans’ Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter" by Dr. Ellen Prager is the fourth 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 Library in…

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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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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

Plastic Free Alternatives for Oyster Restoration We are currently developing and testing plastic-free oyster reef restoration modules. These modules are designed to be deployable by citizen scientists and provide a substrate for oyster settlement without introducing plastics into our waterways…

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December 2020 Newsletter

Celebrate Invertebrates!