Floridian's Guide to Algae

Algae vs. cyanobacteria…

Fort Pierce algae found to not be toxic

Test results from two samples taken this week along the Indian River in Fort Pierce confirm the presence of blue-green algae but it shows no signs of being toxic.

FOSTER

FOSTER's (Florida Oceanographic Seagrass Training, Education and Restoration) goal is to restore seagrass populations impacted by fresh-water discharges and algal blooms in our estuary. Seagrass is vital to the health of Florida's waterways as it provides habitat, nurseries, and food for a variety…

Free of toxic algae: Seagrass growth on Treasure Coast shows sign of restoration

The restoration of seagrass is a promising sign for those who have witnessed past seagrass die-offs on the Treasure Coast.

Game Fish & Fish Games

Learn casting, knot tying, tackle selection, angling ethics, fish filleting, cast netting, and more! This free event is open to children ages 8-14. 

Game Fish & Fish Games

Learn casting, knot tying, tackle selection, angling ethics, fish filleting, cast netting, and more! This free event is open to children ages 8-14. 

Governor DeSantis makes SFWMD announcement at the Coastal Center  

On February 21, Governor Ron DeSantis stopped by the Coastal Center to announce that he appointed Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch to the South Water Management Governing Board!   

Governor DeSantis signs HB 5401 at the Coastal Center

Governor DeSantis signs HB 5401 at the Coastal Center!

Group Visits

Self-Guided groups Self-guided visits are available for school or camp groups of grade-level students that want more flexibility during their visit. Groups can schedule to come as a "self-guided" group to attend our daily public educational programs and explore Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center…

Guided Beach Walks

Attend one of our guided beach walks on Sunday mornings beginning January-February 2020. Join our education staff as they discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach from 8:30 a.m-10:00 a.m. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday.  Register…

Be heard with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a series of public meetings. On Thursday, June 28 2018 a meeting will be held at the Blake Library in Stuart, Florida. Seating will be limited. 

Help Save Our Waters!

We need your help to provide community input on the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM)! 

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Coastal Center Now Open Click here for more details…

Homeschool Programs

Homeschool programs  Florida Oceanographic Society offers self-guided and guided field trip options during the regular school year tailored towards structured groups of homeschooled students in grades K-12. Please see program options and policies below. For question or availability, please contact…

Hometown News Photographs Our Summer Camp

The ‘Junior Explorers’ half day camp was a lot of fun in the sun!

International Coastal Cleanup

Participate in the 2019 International Coastal Cleanup and help us to clean Waveland Beach on Hutchinson Island! 

Internships

Animal Care and Life Support Internship…

IRL Science Festival

Join us at the IRL Science Festival on October 26 from 10 am - 3 pm!

January 2020 Newsletter

Celebrate Seagrass and Mangrove Month at the Coastal Center!

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