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

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!

Congressman Brian Mast reintroduces 3 bills to protect Lake Okeechobee

The discharges from Lake Okeechobee through the Port Mayaca and St. Lucie Lock and Dams continues to anger Congressman Brian Mast - as well as environmental organizations in the region.

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.

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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Contact Florida's Officials

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) 221-4919 | Send an Email  US Senator Rick Scott   Phone: (202) 224-5274 | Send an…

Coral Reef Conservation: Exploration → Research → Management

Dive in to learn about new coral reef discoveries, coral disease treatments, and coral restoration methods that are contributing to coral reef conservation.

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

LONG-TERM OYSTER MONITORING Spat modules mounted on PVC "trees" are being used to assess the growth and long-term survival of oyster spat in the St. Lucie Estuary and Indian River Lagoon. These spat modules are used to examine various interstitial spaces and predator densities in the estuary along…

Current Weather Conditions

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Day trip to Hutchinson Island

Martin County is like a fun-sized candy bar – not nearly as huge as its southern neighbor Palm Beach County, yet chock-full of good stuff in an easy-to-consume package. 

December 2020 Newsletter

Celebrate Invertebrates! 

December 2021 Newsletter

Celebrate Invertebrates Month!

December 2022 eNewsletter

Celebrate Invertebrates Month with Florida Oceanographic