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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

  • Brown Bag Lunch: Rain Gardens with Robin Pelensky

    20170307-brownbag-robin-pelenskyAt the March 2017 MRC Brown Bag Speaker Series (Tuesday, March 7, noon–1pm), Environmental Landscape Design expert Robin Pelensky will discuss the benefits of establishing rain gardens at your home.
  • Earth Day Coastal Cleanup at Geiger Point!

    20170422-earthday-globeIn celebration of Earth Day, The Marine Resources Council (MRC) in collaboration with Keep Brevard Beautiful (KBB) invites you to join the Earth Day Coastal Cleanup! Every year this event garners volunteers to comb shorelines of the Indian River Lagoon and surrounding areas for trash.
    No matter where you live—whether on the coast or thousands of miles away—all waterways lead to the ocean. If we take action and work together, we can improve the ocean’s health and make trash free seas a reality.
  • Brown Bag Lunch: Conserving Marine Ecosystems in the Southeast

    20170404-brownbag-cameron-jaggardAt the April 2017 Brown Bag Lunch you'll about our changing oceans and efforts to transition to a big-picture approach to management that will help ensure healthy marine ecosystems, fisheries, and opportunities for recreation into the future.
  • Brown Bag Lunch: Conserving Marine Ecosystems in the Southeast Our Fertilized World

    Leesa Souto, Ph.D.MRC's Executive Director, Leesa Souto, Ph.D., presents "Our Fertilized World," an informative session on how fertilizer impacts our lagoon and what we can do to prevent it, including a viewing of award winning video, "Gimme Green." A short Q&A session will take place after the viewing.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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 Gifts!


    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!