What’s New

Love Our Lagoon Celebration MRC’s Love Our Lagoon Celebration Celebrate the 20th Annual MRC Awards to Honor IRL Conservation Heroes at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront on Sat., November 4, 2022, from 5-8:00 pm. Read More
2022 Mid-Year Update IRL 2022 Mid-Year Update In this mid-year letter, you will read highlights of what MRC is doing to restore balance to the 150-mile-long lagoon — and why. Read More
8/2 Webinar: Green Infrastructure Learn what green infrastructure is, how it can help reduce flooding, and how it can improve the health of the Indian River Lagoon. Read More
MRC Low Impact Development Conference MRC's Low Impact Development Conference offers solutions to keep polluted stormwater from entering coastal estuaries, especially the Indian River Lagoon. Read More
MRC Lagoon Castaway Camp Summer Camp MRC's summer camp, hosted in Brevard County, inspires and educates youth about the importance of the IRL. Check back in the Spring for next summer’s camp! Read More
International Coastal Cleanup Day 9/18/2021 International Coastal Cleanup 9/17 MRC International Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Four locations: Melbourne Causeway, Eau Gallie Causeway, Pineda Causeway, & 520/West Cocoa Beach Causeway. RSVP today! Read More
Volcanoes Erupting in Florida’s Estuaries! The Marine Resources Council is thrilled to partner with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to develop plastic-free shoreline restoration solutions. In April, MRC volunteers created 175 oyster volcanoes made out of pH-balanced concrete and jute for FWC to install along estuaries along Florida's east coast at North Peninsula State Park in Ormond by… Read More
Indian River Lagoon Report Card on Tour! What is Killing Lagoon Seagrass? Marine Resources Council released this year’s Indian River Lagoon Health Update Report Card during the legislative session and provided every Florida Senate and House member a printed copy, and invited them to sign our community Vision to improve the lagoon's health. In March, MRC presented the report card findings and delivered over 5,000 report cards… Read More
2022 IRL Report Card IRL Report Card 2022 Update MRC's IRL Report Card assembles the most accurate data of Lagoon conditions to date. Find out what's happening in the latest release. Read More
Endangered Whales Humans Are Threat to Endangered Whales WESH 2 News reports North Atlantic right whales have been listed as endangered for 80 years, and in 2020 their status was upgraded to critically endangered. Read More