A message for World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day on June 8th gives us the chance to reflect on the importance of our ocean and what we must do to protect it. Read FOS Executive Director, Mark Perry's message for World Oceans Day. 

Native Plant Restoration

Florida Oceanographic Society is currently working to improve habitat quality in the area between the Game Fish Lagoon and the mangrove fringe. This area has become overrun with several invasive and non-native species, such as Torpedo Grass, Star Grass, Brazilian Pepper, and Leadwood Trees. Some…

Nighttime Sea Turtle Walks

Guided nighttime sea turtle walks are only offered during the months of June and July. Online registration will begin May 1st 2019. Please check back soon!   Florida Oceanographic Society's nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and begins with an educational presentation…

Oceans Alive

Join us to celebrate and support Florida Oceanographic Society and its mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy.   

Our Mission

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…

Outreach Programs

Invite Florida Oceanographic's Education staff to your classroom for an interactive outreach program on Florida's amazing marine species. For questions or to schedule an outreach, please contact: Nicole Harper at 772-225-0505 ext. 116 or nharper@floridaocean.org…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Thank you to all of our volunteers who joined us for a morning of bagging oyster shells!

Oyster Shell Bagging

Join us for an oyster shell bagging at the Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon!

Oyster Shell Bagging

Join us for an oyster shell bagging at the Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon!

Privacy Policy

Florida Oceanographic Society 890 NE Ocean Boulevard Stuart, Florida 34996   We can be reached via e-mail at info@floridaocean.org or you can reach us by telephone at 772-225-0505   For each visitor to our Web site, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's IP address (where…

Purchase a Brick Paver

Honor or memorialize someone special by buying a brick in his or her name. A significant event can also be memorialized, such as a birth, graduation, wedding, retirement, etc. Brick Pavers can be engraved with a name, date and brief message (or custom logo) and will be placed in the walkway of our…

Purchase a Stingray Tile

Honor or memorialize someone special by buying a stingray tile in his or her name. A significant event can also be memorialized, such as a birth, graduation, wedding, retirement, etc. The tiles can be printed with names, date and/or brief message and will be permanently mounted in the Rays on the…

Research & Conservation

The Florida Oceanographic Society is leading efforts in research, monitoring and restoring habitats in South Florida, particularly in the southern portion of the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon is North America's most bio-diverse estuary, home to more than 4,300 species of plants and…

Rivers Coalition water quality presentation

Take a look at this presentation that discusses the water quality of Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie Estuary watershed presented by Gary Goforth.