Field Trips

Real world exploration is at the tips of your fingertips! We offer a wide variety of field trip programming catered to fit your schedule.

MRC Field Trips

Water Quality Testing

Ages: 4th–6th grade
Time Required: 1 hour

Help us keep the Lagoon clean! Students will learn about the significance of specific water quality parameters, such as pH and salinity. Students will use scientific methods, similar to those in our LagoonWatch program, to test water quality parameters of samples of water.

Marine Debris

Ages: 3rd–6th grade
Time Required: 1 hour

Become more sustainable-minded! Students will understand the threats to the health of the Indian River Lagoon, including marine debris and trash pollution.

Mangrove Workshop

Ages: Any
Time Required: Varies

Help us take care of our mangroves! Based on our needs, a variety of activities are available, such as, weeding mangroves, up-potting mangroves into larger posts, planting propagules or planting mangroves on the Lagoon shoreline.

Beach Cleanup

Ages: Any
Time Required: Varies

Help us pick up the trash! Students will participate in a trash collection on a Lagoon-side or Oceanside beach.

Mangrove Propagule Collection

Ages: Any
Time Required: Varies

Collect mangrove propagules with us! We are always in need of more mangroves to restore the Indian River Lagoon. During the months of August through December, various types of mangrove propagules can be found on the Oceanside beaches. Students will learn to identify and the properties of the three types of mangroves and participate in a collection.

Please contact our Education Coordinator at shannon@mrcirl.org or call us at 321-725-7775 for pricing and scheduling.