What’s New

Right Whale Update Dec. Seminar: Right Whale Update Tune in for the latest on the plight of the North Atlantic Right Whale — population updates, boat speed regulations, and mega cruise ships. Read More
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
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
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
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
Baffling Baffle Boxes Virtual Field Trip Virtual Field Trips Escape the classroom or your home by joining us on a Virtual Field Trip and find out what happens to all the rainwater when it falls, why mangroves make a difference, how each of us can help sea turtles survive, and more. 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