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June Lunch & Learn: Blue World Research Institute June 7 Seminar: Blue World Research Institute MRC partners with Save the Manatee Club to host this Lunch & Learn Seminar, presented by Kimberleigh Dinkins, Senior Conservation Associate at Save the Manatee Club. 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
Kids For Conservation Virtual 5K Kids for Conservation Virtual 5K Gather the family for MRC's Kids for Conservation Virtual 5K! All proceeds go directly to supporting educational programs! Registration open to May 22. 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
Karaoke Fundraiser May 22 Sing to Save the Seagrass MRC partners with Engel & Volkers Horizon Group, Caliber Home Loans, & the Pineda Inn Bar & Grill in hosting this family-friendly event improve the health of the Indian River Lagoon. 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
Oyster Volcano: Plastic-free shoreline restoration Plastic-free Shoreline Restoration Most Indian River Lagoon oyster reefs have disappeared due to polluted water, over-harvesting, and other harmful human activities. Concrete "oyster volcanos" are a possible solution. Read More
Imagine! Imagine! Marine Resources Council (MRC) recently traveled the entire Indian River Lagoon region and asked more than 100 community leaders, MRC members and other people: What’s possible? What’s next? Read More