Save Our Waters Pledge

Our waterways are so important that I pledge to do my part to protect them: I will volunteer for and support organizations working to research, restore and conserve our aquatic ecosystems.  I will Vote for the Water! I will research and vote for legislation and candidates that protect and…

Seagrass Survey

Help us document short and long-term trends in seagrass health! Snorkeling experience required. Hands on training provided. 

Seagrass Survey

Join us for our monthly survey of natural seagrass populations at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and help us document short and long-term trends in seagrass health in the Indian River Lagoon.

Seagrass Training Workshop

Learn how you can be a seagrass citizen scientist by collecting seagrass fragments, making mats, participating in seagrass surveys and restoration monitoring. 

Share your voice with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers!

"At this point in the process, it is critical we hear about concerns and priorities from the public," said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Deputy Commander for South Florida.

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Shouldn't state lands be used for state waters?

"Discharges of water from Lake Okeechobee totaled 832 billion gallons in 2017." Read the editorial by Florida Oceanographic Society's executive director, Mark Perry. 

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Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Come celebrate Game Fish month at FOS! Visit our table between 12-1 pm on March 9th and 30th to conduct a family friendly experiment!

Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Celebrate Earth month at the Coastal Center! Visit our education table between 12-1 pm on April 13 for a family friendly activity!

Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Come celebrate Game Fish month at FOS! Visit our table between 12-1 pm on March 30th to conduct a family friendly experiment!

Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Come celebrate invertebrate month at FOS! Visit our table between 12-1 pm on February 2nd and 9th to conduct a family friendly experiment that takes a closer look into the intriguing lives of marine invertebrates!

Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Celebrate Earth month at the Coastal Center! Visit our education table between 12-1 pm on April 17 for a family friendly activity!

Special Activity Day at the Coastal Center

Come celebrate invertebrate month at FOS! Visit our table between 12-1 pm on February 2nd and 9th to conduct a family friendly experiment that takes a closer look into the intriguing lives of marine invertebrates!

Special Programming

Take a look at the additional programming we offer inside and outside of the Coastal Center:   Summer Camp Guided Nighttime Sea Turtle Walks Guided Beach Walks Birthday Parties 

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State Budget Summary on Land Acquisition Trust Fund (LATF)

The FY 2015-16 State Budget Summary shows allocations for the $724.5 million of the Land Acquisition Fund (LATF). Take a look at the PDF along with various statements and updates from Mark Perry. 

State officials must strengthen environmental policies to solve algae crisis

"The water quality of the lake is at an all-time crisis level and human health, the environment and the regional economy are suffering as polluted lake water is discharged to the estuaries." 

Summer Camp

Thank you for your interest in our summer programs!  Florida Oceanographic Society offers fun and educational marine science-themed summer camps for children ages 5-16.  Signups for summer of 2019 will begin February 4th  at 9 am. Information for our 2019 offerings are in the links below. For…

Summer Teen Ambassador Programs

LOVE the environment? Want to share your passion? Florida Oceanographic Society has summer volunteer opportunities for teens ages 15-17.  For more information contact Rosemary Badger, Volunteer Coordinator, at rbadger@floridaocean.org or 772-225-0505 ext 109…

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