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

"Sea Level Rise–Fact & Fiction" by John Englander is the first 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-Mar.

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 Mangroves Move North in the Absence of Winter Freezes" by Dr. Loraé Simpson

Coastal Lecture Series

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

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. 

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

See how scientists are using miniaturized satellite tracking devices to learn about the secret life of juvenile sea turtles as they embark on an incredible journey around the Atlantic. 

Coastal Lecture Series

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

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…

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

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

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 2022 Coastal Lecture Series is here! Join us on Tuesday evenings during January, February, and March as we connect you with scientists, historians, and storytellers for another season of world-class lectures. Based on the recent uptick in COVID cases in Florida, we have decided to switch back…

Coastal Lecture Series

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

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

"Indian River Lagoon Research at the Smithsonian Marine Station" by Dr. Valerie Paul

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. 

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Concert for a Cause

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

Conservation of a Prehistoric Fish: Atlantic Tarpon in the Anthropocene

Learn how researchers are using high-tech and low-tech solutions to track tarpon migrations and identify critical juvenile habitats, in an effort to conserve this ancient gamefish species.