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View the Save Our Lagoon Project Plan

The Save Our Lagoon Project Plan was presented at the August 9, 2016 Brevard County Commissioners meeting. You can view the presentation from that meeting on the Brevard County website. The presentation begins at approximately 1:20:00 of the video.
Save Our Lagoon Project Plan video presentation

IRL Oyster Reef Restoration November 2016

Save the Lagoon: International Coastal Cleanup 2016

  • Brevard's Save The Lagoon Referendum Update

    Virginia Barker speaks on the current status of Brevard County's Save The Lagoon Plan, at the Marine Resources Council's Holiday Charity Event, to help grow their mangrove farm and shoreline restoration efforts, to help save the lagoon. Thank you to our title sponsor and event host Melbourne BMW.
    Visit MRC's YouTube channel for more!
  • Brown Bag Lunch: Ocean Plastic with Patty Goffinet

    patty-goffinetAt the February 2017 MRC Brown Bag Speaker Series (Tuesday, February 7, noon–1pm), marine scientist and BlueTube founder Patty Goffinet will talk about plastic in the ocean.
  • We Are Hiring!

    MRC is seeking a Deputy Director who can perform diverse administrative and management duties that include coordinating and documenting the actions of the MRC Board of Directors, assisting with accounting policies and procedures, developing operational policies and procedures to minimize risks, managing human resources including volunteers and staff, assisting with project tracking, assisting with membership and donor tracking, and coordinating staff and volunteer coverage of the lagoon house.

    Strong candidates will have a Masters in Business Administration or a Bachelors in a similar field and four years of appropriate management experience, must have a valid Florida Driver's license, and be able to lift 35 pounds. Click here for a complete job description. Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Leesa Souto.
  • Love Our Lagoon Canoe Trip

    2016-love-our-lagoon-canoe-tripFlorida native Les Miller has set a $5,000 GoFundMe goal to benefit MRC. Les will embark on a 156-mile canoe journey through the Indian River Lagoon, beginning in Stuart and ending in New Smyrna, FL. The journey will take Les through 5 counties and 44 cities of the suffering Lagoon. Find out more.
  • IRL Update with MRC's Leesa Souto

    logo-wfit-coastal-connectionWFIT's Terri Wright talks with Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of MRC, about Hurricane Mathew's effect on the Lagoon, the upcoming referendum to help the IRL, and the MRC's Member Banquet. From WFIT's Coastal Connection.
    Click here to listen.
  • LagoonFest Swag! Great Holiday Gifts!

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    It’s not too late to get your LagoonFest shirts and hats! We have a few left, so for a short time, you can get them online or at the Lagoon House! CLICK HERE and START SHOPPING NOW!