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What’s New

Help MRC Plant More Mangroves! MRC Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Unfortunately, due to shoreline development and human activities, Florida has lost most of its mangrove populations. Since 1950, we have lost 75% of mangroves in the Indian River Lagoon. Now, let's help restore Florida's invaluable native "Walking Trees" that serve as nature's superheroes, providing a wealth of benefits to… Read More
Dec. Seminar: 2023 Right Whale Update Dec. Seminar: Right Whale Update Right Whale season has arrived in Florida! These beautiful and endangered giants have migrated south to give birth to their young in our warm, shallow waters, but there is still peril in this paradise. Tune into this presentation to hear updates from the past year and breaking news from the current season. Read More
MRC Coastal Cleanup 2023 Enormous Win For The Lagoon! With your help, the Marine Resources Council enlisted 695 volunteers who picked up 8,726 pounds of trash and debris from 41 miles of Indian River Lagoon shorelines in a few hours on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Thank you so very much for cleaning up our estuary!     The MRC would like to extend a… Read More
MRC Low Impact Development Conference A Sustainable Tomorrow for Development This is your invitation! Please join the 2023 MRC Low Impact Development Conference, Thursday – Friday, October 19 & 20. With your help, we can build community resiliency, control pollution, improve water quality, and protect our paradise. MRC is pleased to welcome the newest presenting member of the conference. Amy has built a career centered… Read More
Sebastian Inlet Seagrass Monitoring Aug. Seminar: Sebastian Inlet Seagrass Monitoring The Marine Resources Council is pleased to partner with Don Deis, Environmental Scientist, to present August's Lunch and Learn: Sebastian Inlet Seagrass Monitoring. Read More
IRL 2023 Progress Report 2023 Progress Report MRC's first Indian River Lagoon Coastal Community of East Central Florida Progress Report shares progress made and work yet to be done in restoring the Indian River Lagoon. Read More
Volcanoes Erupting in Florida’s Estuaries! MRC is thrilled to partner with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to develop plastic-free shoreline restoration solutions. 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
MRC's Mangrove Nursery MRC’s Mangrove Nursery Marine Resources Council is proud to be the only licensed aquatic nursery in the State of Florida specializing in and dedicated to mangroves. Read More