From Apprentice to Sea Turtle Scout

Lisa Reed & Susan Boone Graduate from Apprentice to Sea Turtle Scout

From Seeds to Shoreline: Nursery Production of Spartina alterniflora for Salt Marsh Restoration

Learn about efforts to propagate smooth cordgrass from wild-collected seeds as part of a project that aims to restore degraded salt marshes while simultaneously cleaning up aquaculture waste.

From the Field: Oyster Stringers

Updates from the Field 

Full-Day Camp (Ages 5-7) (Registration Closed)

Learn about the plants and animals that call the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and our local waterways home.

Full-Day Camp (Ages 8-11) (Registration Closed)

Learn about the plants and animals that call the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and our local waterways home.

Gift a Membership

Give the gift of membership Not only is the Coastal Center a valuable, fun and educational attraction on the Treasure Coast but our advocacy, research and restoration initiatives are vital to saving our estuaries.  Your support and membership will help Florida Oceanographic Society share our…

Giving Tuesday

In the spirit of the season, we ask that you consider making a donation to Florida Oceanographic on Giving Tuesday, or throughout the giving season!  Your donation can help fund critical science-based research in the Indian River Lagoon, teach young minds about the impact we have on our local…

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!

Governor DeSantis signs Executive Order 23-06, recommitted to protecting Florida’s waterways

Today Governor DeSantis recommitting to protecting Florida’s waterways by signing Executive Order 23-06. The governor vows to continue the historic momentum of the last four years.

Group Visits

Self-Guided groups Self-Guided Group 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…

Group Volunteer Request Form

Part of a club, company, homeschool group or a large family that wants to give back to our community? Florida Oceanographic has some wonderful opportunities for private group events that involve habitat restoration and coastal cleanups. To get started, complete the following form and our Volunteer…

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach! 

Guided Beach Walk

Join our education staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography at Stuart Beach!