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View the Save Our Lagoon Project Plan

The Save Our Lagoon Project Plan was presented at the August 9, 2016 Brevard County Commissioners meeting. You can view the presentation from that meeting on the Brevard County website. The presentation begins at approximately 1:20:00 of the video.
Save Our Lagoon Project Plan video presentation

IRL Oyster Reef Restoration November 2016

Save the Lagoon: International Coastal Cleanup 2016

  • MRC Is Hiring a Lead Scientist!

    MRC is seeking a highly motivated, skilled field researcher who can lead MRC's citizen scientist programs. Click here for more information.
  • Looking for a LAGOON-FRIENDLY lawn fertilizer?

    Looking for a LAGOON-FRIENDLY lawn fertilizer?Is your fertilizer OK for spring and fall? Is your yard product summer-safe?

    Get the scoop on products that comply with fertilizer laws in St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, Brevard and Volusia Counties and nearly every city therein.

  • Get Ready for MRC’s Lagoon Castaway Summer Camp!

    20170605-summer-camp-highlightSpend the week marooned in the Lost Lagoon with MRC's Lagoon Castaway Camp! Middle school students will explore the Indian River Lagoon with the assistance of local guides and research biologists who helped them escape their sinking ship.
    Learn how to navigate the scattered spoil islands of the Lagoon and identify materials for building camp. Campers will encounter the local Native Americans, the Ais Indians, and settlers who will share recipes and teach the explorers how to eat from the Lagoon’s bountiful harvest. They will encounter treacherous pirates who may be friend or foe. Mermaids may even be spotted on this lost adventure. We never know what to expect when trekking through the Lost Lagoon!
    June 5–9, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Space is Limited—Register Today!
  • Brown Bag Lunch: Our Fertilized World

    Leesa Souto, Ph.D.MRC's Executive Director, Leesa Souto, Ph.D., presents "Our Fertilized World," an informative session on how fertilizer impacts our lagoon and what we can do to prevent it, including a viewing of award winning video, "Gimme Green." A short Q&A session will take place after the viewing.
  • Brevard's Save The Lagoon Referendum Update

    Virginia Barker speaks on the current status of Brevard County's Save The Lagoon Plan, at the Marine Resources Council's Holiday Charity Event, to help grow their mangrove farm and shoreline restoration efforts, to help save the lagoon. Thank you to our title sponsor and event host Melbourne BMW.
    Visit MRC's YouTube channel for more!
  • IRL Update with MRC's Leesa Souto

    logo-wfit-coastal-connectionWFIT's Terri Wright talks with Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of MRC, about Hurricane Mathew's effect on the Lagoon, the upcoming referendum to help the IRL, and the MRC's Member Banquet. From WFIT's Coastal Connection.
    Click here to listen.
  • LagoonFest Swag! Great Gifts!


    It’s not too late to get your LagoonFest shirts and hats! We have a few left, so for a short time, you can get them online or at the Lagoon House! CLICK HERE and START SHOPPING NOW!
  • Summer Fertilizer Bans Start June 1

    Skip The Fertilizer to Protect The Waters That Make Florida Fun!
    The partners of the Be Floridian Now fertilizer education campaign remind residents of the Indian River Lagoon watershed that you can't apply nitrogen or phosphorous to from June 1–September 30. Find Out More Here!