FrogWatch USA Citizen Science Program

Join MRC and Brevard Zoo Education Program Coordinator Alana Wood for our November Lunch & Learn Hybrid Seminar on FrogWatch USA, a citizen science program comprised of volunteers who monitoring frog & toad populations to assist scientific research about these invaluable animals and what can be done to help.

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Small-toothed Sawfish, Sewall’s Point, 1916. Historically reported from 18-28 feet, they were once extremely common in the Indian River Lagoon. (Photo: Courtesy of archives of Sandra Thurlow and the Historical Society of Martin County)

The Lagoon Was Once an Aquatic Wonderland

Once upon a time, the Indian River Lagoon was the image of vacation snapshots and postcards. Lush mangroves lined the shore, while boats and docks floated above swaths of unbelievably clear water, as if suspended over the sandy, grassy bottom of the lagoon.

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