Field trips Florida Oceanographic Society’s educational field trip program is better than ever before! Teachers – we’ve heard your concerns about standards-based lessons, and have completely redesigned our K-5 field trip curricula to touch on a minimum of 9 Next Generation Sunshine State…
"The water management system in South Florida is designed, engineered and operated to provide flood protection and water supply, but it obviously is being controlled to support the profit-driven agricultural industry around Lake Okeechobee."
Oysters are a keystone species within the IRL ecosystem and provide several critical ecosystem services such as filtering nutrients and particles from the water column and food for shorebirds and marine animals. Oyster reefs are habitat for numerous fish and marine invertebrates and break up wave…
The River of Grass no longer provides freshwater inflows needed to maintain healthy salinity levels in Florida Bay. Learn what can be done to ensure a healthy habitat and viable estuary for future generations.
U.S. Rep Brian Mast joined a coalition of Florida environment groups at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam Tuesday to convey support for a revised Lake Okeechobee plan which sends more water south to the thirsty Everglades and eliminates discharges from the lake to coastal estuaries.
TCPalm's Luminaries and YourNews covers a grant of $25,500 from Impact 100 Martin to Florida Oceanographic for coastal restoration.
Florida Oceanographic Society's Board of Directors recently passed a resolution advocating for a change to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.
Outdoor Life covers the threat of fecal matter, killer algae, too much water, and not enough water on Florida's legendary inshore fishing sport and interviews Dr. Zack Jud.
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'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…
This Halloween weekend, Friday, October 29th through Sunday, October 31, children (ages 3-12) wearing a costume will get FREE admission to the Coastal Center with a paying adult (limit one free child per adult).
The restoration of seagrass is a promising sign for those who have witnessed past seagrass die-offs on the Treasure Coast.