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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.
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.
Check out Our Gamefish LAgoon Live Stream! Tune in for live feeding programs Wednesday through Sunday between 11-11:30am and 2-2:30pm…
Flawed water-delivery system continues to imperil estuaries
"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…
Florida and federal wildlife officials team with FPL in plans to aid manatees
Wildlife officials, now teaming with the state’s largest electric utility, have approved an unusual step of feeding manatees that face another winter of limited food supplies in Florida waters.
Florida Bay: An Ecosystem on the Brink
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.
Florida Beach Quests
Discover the secrets behind every beachcomber’s unanswered questions about beach plants, animals, physical processes, and more.
Florida cutting red tape to expedite seagrass planting for starving manatees
As manatees die in record numbers, seagrass planters feel an urgency to restore the Indian River Lagoon.
Florida environment groups join Mast, Donalds calling on Corps to stop Lake O discharges
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.
Florida Estuaries In Crisis
Learn about estuaries, why they are in crisis, and what you can do to help…
Florida’s Fantastic Sea Turtles Virtual Lecture
In honor of Endangered Species Day, join Dr. Zack Jud for a live Zoom-based lecture focused on sea turtle biology, ecology, and conservation.
Florida Oceanographic Society gets Impact 100 Martin grant for coastal restoration
TCPalm's Luminaries and YourNews covers a grant of $25,500 from Impact 100 Martin to Florida Oceanographic for coastal restoration.
Florida Oceanographic Society Demands Stop to Discharges
Florida Oceanographic Society's Board of Directors recently passed a resolution advocating for a change to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.