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December Lunch & Learn: Right Whales Right Whales: Is Extinction Avoidable? Join MRC and North Atlantic Right Whale Conservation Program Coordinator Julie Albert for our December Lunch & Learn Hybrid Seminar on the North Atlantic Right Whale, one of the most imperiled marine mammal species in the world. Read More
MRC "Love Our Lagoon" Celebration: Saturday, February 12, 2022 MRC “Love Our Lagoon” Celebration Saturday, February 12, 2022 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Celebrate the 20th Annual MRC Awards to Honor Extraordinary Indian River Lagoon Conservation Heroes at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The fast-paced, fun event will feature socializing with other Lagoon lovers; an "Explore Our Lagoon" auction;… Read More
November Virtual Field Trip: The Future of Wildlife Is in Our Hands 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
November Lunch & Learn: FrogWatch USA FrogWatch USA Citizen Science Program Join MRC and Brevard Zoo Education Program Coordinator Alana Wood for our November Lunch & Learn Hybrid Seminar on FrogWatch USA, a citizen science program comprised of volunteers who monitoring frog & toad populations to assist scientific research about these invaluable animals and what can be done to help. Read More
MRC Low Impact Development Conference LID Conference Agenda MRC's Low Impact Development Conference: October 21 and 22, 2022 -- Complete Agenda Read More
MRC Low Impact Development Conference LID Conference Speaker Biographies MRC's Low Impact Development Conference: October 21 and 22, 2022 -- Speaker Biographies. Read More
October Lunch and Learn Webinar: Updating Florida's Stormwater Rules Updating Florida Stormwater Rules Watch our October Lunch & Learn Webinar with Virginia Barker, Director of the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department, who reviews the Stormwater Technical Advisory Committee's work on updating Florida's stormwater rules. Read More
2020 IRL Report Card IRL Report Card 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
Low-Impact Development Low-Impact Development (LID) Marine Resources Council is working hard to build momentum and support for better stormwater management using proven Low-Impact Development techniques. With support from twenty partners, MRC has sent letters to over 120 local and state leaders. Read More
The health of our lagoon and coastal ocean is jeopardized by the increasing heat content of the ocean and atmosphere. However, it’s not too late to take action. Climate Change & the IRL The health of our Lagoon and coastal ocean is jeopardized by the increasing heat content of the ocean and atmosphere. But it's not too late to take action. Read More