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
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
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).
Join MRC and Tracy Frampton at our February 4 Brown Bag Lunch to learn about the Florida Wildlife Hospital.
Join MRC and Emily Dark at our January 7 Brown Bag Lunch to learn about the The Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves office.
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
The 19th Annual MRC Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet honors extraordinary Indian River Lagoon conservation heroes. Feb. 2, 2020, Melbourne, FL.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
4th Annual BMW Margaritas for Mangroves Holiday Fundraiser for the Lagoon: Friday, Dec. 6 at Melbourne BMW. A fundraiser to support MRC’s Indian River Lagoon restoration efforts!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. Oct. 19, 4:00–7:00 pm.Read more
Get ready for a fun day of music, food, kids’ games, kayaking, and more at Melbourne’s Indian River Lagoon Day on Saturday, November 9.Read more
Join MRC and Emily Dark at our September 3 Brown Bag Lunch to learn about the The Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves office (IRLAP).Read more
Volunteer today for the International Coastal Cleanup on September 21, 2019! Help cleanup the Lagoon from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Melbourne Causeway or Pineda Causeway.Read more
Help us celebrate the 18th Annual MRC Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet to honor extraordinary Indian River Lagoon conservation heroes.Read more
John’s Island Wastewater Effluent Pipeline: Attend public meeting Tuesday, April 23, at 9 a.m. Indian River County Admin. Complex, 1801 27th St., Building A, Vero Beach FL 32960.Read more
The Indian River Lagoon watershed includes most of the land from South Volusia County to South Martin County east ofRead more
Dr. Leesa Souto and colleagues recently published a peer-review scientific journal article evaluating the effectiveness of residential fertilizer ordinances on Florida’s west coast.Read more
Beginning Jan. 28, 2019, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will temporarily pause its aquatic herbicide treatment program throughout the state.Read more
Get the most complete, up-to-date, and accurate Indian River Lagoon data available. MRC powers positive change for our environment by turning your philanthropy into actionable science. Together we can bring our estuary of national significance back to health.Read more
The Lagoon SMART Committee meets quarterly to review and promote social marketing research in the areas of stormwater runoff, grass clippings, Low-Impact Development, and septic system maintenance — all with a goal of supporting Lagoon stewardship.Read more
MRC cares for 4,000 native mangrove plants in its mangrove restoration program. These plants will be transplanted along the IRL to provide nutrient uptake, wildlife habitat, storm protection, and erosion control.Read more