Dolphins and Climate Change: Baseline Work in The Bahamas Over Three Decades

Find out how a population of Atlantic spotted dolphins in The Bahamas has responded to hurricanes, food shortages, and climate change.

'We don’t want a single drop': Water conservationists respond to Army Corps plan

Several conservationists, including Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director Mark Perry, spoke with WPBF 25 News about the Army Corps decision for a preliminary plan.


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EAA Reservoir Project (SB 10): 90 Days In

It looks like the project is making progress. Everything has been moving forward according to schedule, with the exception of the US Army Corps of Engineers who requested 30 additional days to begin the post-authorization report.

Earth Day At-Home Challenge

This Earth Day, practice personal stewardship wherever you are! 

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Start your day with us at Stuart Beach for a beach cleanup! 

An Earth Day Message from Executive Director Mark Perry

April 22, 2020, is the 50th Annual Earth Day! 

Education Outreach

Each year, the Education Department at Florida Oceanographic Society educates thousands of students from around our community and around the globe with on-site field trip programs, Virtual Field Trips, in-school outreach programs, summer camps, and special educational activities. Under the…

Educational Resources

Florida Oceanographic Society wants to ensure that your youngsters are able to learn and cultivate a passion for the environment.  On this page, you will find a variety of educational resources and activities geared towards at-home learning for children (and adults…

Educational Tours

Are you interested in visiting the Coastal Center with a large group? Take a look at the different forms of educational tours that we offer: Adult Groups Self-Guided Groups  Field Trips

Evading Extinction in the Anthropocene: Guiding the Goliath Grouper

Learn about the biology and conservation of the goliath grouper and this huge fish’s importance to the fishing and diving industries in our region.

Event Space Inquiry

Previous Next Thank you for your interest in hosting your event at the Coastal Center. By choosing our venue, you are helping…

Everglades to Estuaries

Join Florida Oceanographic Society and The Everglades Foundation for a free live update on the latest efforts to restore the Florida Everglades.

Everglades Restoration

Everglades Coalition  Everglades Foundation…


Where are you located? We are located on Hutchinson Island at 890…

February 2020 Newsletter

Celebrate Invertebrates Month at the Coastal Center! 

February 2021 Newsletter

Celebrate Gamefish! 

February 2022 Newsletter

Celebrate Gamefish Month!

Field Trips

Field trips  Florida Oceanographic Society offers a variety of standards-based field trip and virtual field trip options for your students. These fun, interactive field trips make use of the Coastal Center property and our “Conservation Ambassador” animals to teach children from pre-K through…

Film Screening: “The Last of the Right Whales”

Join Florida Oceanographic and Oceana for a film screening of “The Last of the Right Whales”. Learn about the threats facing the critically endangered North Atlantic right whales and what we can do to help save these gentle giants from extinction.