Read MRC’s COVID-19 Response PlanRead more
Our summer camp is hosted in Brevard County and inspires and educates youth about the IRL’s importance. Check out our awesome 2020 sessions!Read more
Watch our July 7 Virtual Brown Bag Seminar, “Living Shorelines for a Sustainable Future,” with MRC’s Director of Science and Restoration, Caity Savoia!
June 11, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the Marine Resources Council gaining non-profit status. Since the first meeting of our founding members, MRC has worked tirelessly to connect our community with the science of the Indian River Lagoon.Read more
In celebration of International Mangrove Day, MRC will plant 2 mangroves into the Indian River Lagoon estuary for every $20 raised through this fundraiser.Read more
Join us for our Virtual Brown Bag Seminar, “Indian River Legacy” with Ms. Laurilee Thompson on Tuesday, June 2. This is a free virtual event, but you must register to receive the Zoom link and login information.
Visit the Be Floridian Now website for time-saving information on your yard, and ways that you can help protect the Indian River Lagoon.Read more
MRC International Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Three locations: the Melbourne, Eau Gallie, and Pineda Causeways. RSVP today!Read more
MRC volunteers planted more than 100 red mangroves and cleaned up the Palm Bay shoreline on Earth Day 2020.Read more
MRC is offering free classroom lessons for grades 3–6 through our Virtual Learning programs! Students will discover the importance of our Indian River Lagoon.Read more
Love Our Lagoon Bowl-A-Thon is 3 hours of bowling & fun while raising awareness and support for our Indian River Lagoon. Shore Lanes Palm Bay, 4851 Dairy Road, Melbourne, FL, Sat. Aug. 29, 4:00–7:00 pm. Cost: $25 per attendee for 3 hours of bowling (includes shoe rental).
Marine Resources Council is proud to be the only licensed aquatic nursery in the State of Florida specializing in and dedicated to mangroves.Read more
To accommodate online learning environments, the MRC is now offering FREE classroom lessons for grades 3–6 through our Virtual Learning program.Read more
Join MRC and Tracy Frampton at our February 4 Brown Bag Lunch to learn about the Florida Wildlife Hospital.
Rain barrels make a great addition to your yard: they aid in the conservation of fresh water, and they reduce the amount of stormwater runoff.Read more
Join MRC and Emily Dark at our January 7 Brown Bag Lunch to learn about the The Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves office.
Join MRC and Search and Salvage & Caribbean Treasure Salvors LLC at the 1st Annual Shipwreck Salvage Symposium at the Lagoon House in Palm Bay, FL on March 14 and 15, 2020.Read more
Embark on a journey of lagoon hospitality — meeting friends, dining on fine food, and participating in meaningful conversation about the Indian River Lagoon. February 29, 2020.Read more
MRC will present an update on the Indian River Lagoon Health Report Card at the first Sustainability Workshop Series sponsored by the Cocoa Beach Sustainability Committee on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:00 pm.Read more
MRC will be part of the 23rd Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, January 22–27, 2020, at Eastern Florida State College in Titusville, Florida.Read more
Please join us for our January 2020 Right Whale Lecture & Volunteer Trainings: January 9 at Ponce Inlet, January 16 at New Smyrna Beach, and January 18 at Ponte Vedra Beach.Read more
Join MRC’s Julie Albert at our Dec. 3 Brown Bag Lunch for the future outlook of the North Atlantic Right Whale—a species on the brink on extinction.
Join MRC and Steve Beeman at our Nov. 5 Brown Bag Lunch and discover how Steve’s patented floating plant mats, or “Beemats,” can clean up storm water.Read more