Special Preview of the 1st Indian River Lagoon Report Card

Is the lagoon’s health improving? That question will be addressed at MRC’s annual assessment report on February 22, 2018, at the Gleason Performing Arts Center, Florida Institute of Technology, 2940 Science Circle, Melbourne, FL.

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MRC Welcomes New Staff!

Marine Resources Council welcomes our four newest staff members: 

  • Sondee Lima, Deputy Director
  • Shannon Egger, Education Coordinator
  • Caitlyn Savoia, Lead Scientist
  • Kate Zehnder, Volunteer Coordinator

We're excited to be working with our growing and talented team, fulfilling our mission to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon.

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.
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Love Our Lagoon Canoe Trip

2016-love-our-lagoon-canoe-tripFlorida native Les Miller has set a $5,000 GoFundMe goal to benefit MRC. Les will embark on a 156-mile canoe journey through the Indian River Lagoon, beginning in Stuart and ending in New Smyrna, FL. The journey will take Les through 5 counties and 44 cities of the suffering Lagoon. Find out more.

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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.
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