• IRL STEM Immersion Summer Camp
    MRC is holding two Indian River Lagoon Summer Research Opportunities for teens: June 15-26 and June 29-July 10. Application Deadline: May 25, 2015. Apply Today!
  • New! MRC's Green Business Program
    Local restaurateurs and lawn care professionals who employ good environmental practices will be recognized in the community as a Green Business with our new program. Click here for details.
  • MRC Seeking Development Director
    The Marine Resources Council of East Florida (MRC) is seeking a highly motivated individual with an aptitude for public relations, strong fundraising skills, and a passion for protecting the Indian River Lagoon coastal estuary.
  • LagoonFest 2015 was a great success! Check out our post-event page!
  • The Ted Moorhead Lagoon House
    The Ted Moorhead Lagoon House is operated as an environmental learning center and a scenic highway visitor information center by the Marine Resources Council. It is the official welcome center for the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway.
  • Water Quality Monitoring
    Eighty citizen volunteers, trained and equipped by the MRC, test water quality parameters as indicators of the health of the Indian River Lagoon. Every week salinity, dissolved oxygen, pH, and water clarity are tested at approximately 80 sites.
  • Northern Right Whale Monitoring Program
    The endangered North Atlantic Right Whale utilizes the Atlantic coast off Georgia and Florida as calving grounds. Volunteer spotters, many living in high rise condos beachside, report right whale sightings.
  • Native Planting
    Visitors from all over the world, including over 2,200 different species of animals, admire and depend on the unique ecosystem the Marine Resources Council is helping to restore.
  • Shoreline Restoration
    MRC's Shoreline Habitat Restoration Program improves the wildlife and scenic values of the Indian River Lagoon shoreline ecosystem. Native vegetation is restored naturally or planted by volunteers. The new natural habitat means more fish, bird, and beautiful parks.

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Indian River Lagoon
Action Assembly Update
Presentations and photos are now available from the 2014 Lagoon Action Assembly that involved over one hundred community leaders in facilitated discourse about the crisis we are facing with the collapse of the Indian River Lagoon. Click Here for Details.
 

 
 

  • Indian River Lagoon Green Business Program

    logo-greenbizLocal restaurateurs and lawn care professionals who employ good environmental practices will be recognized in the community as a Green Business with our new program. Click here for details and to apply.
  • Indian River Lagoon STEM Immersion Summer Camp

    2015-summer-camp-circleMRC is holding two Indian River Lagoon Summer Research Opportunities for teens: June 15-26 and June 29-July 10. Application Deadline: May 25, 2015.
    Click here for details and to apply.
  • STEM Immersion Summer Camp Employment Opportunity

    Marine Resources Council (MRC) is seeking college interns to work the 2015 Indian River Lagoon STEM Immersion Summer Camp. Four positions are available as Camp Counselor/Scientist. $10.00/hour: 13 weeks from May 19 to August 10. Click here for details.
  • Indian River Lagoon Summer Internships

    Marine Resources Council (MRC) is seeking high school interns to help save the Indian River Lagoon through active restoration, education, and community engagement. Two internships are available at $10.00/hour for up to 40 hours per week from June 1 to July 25. Click here for details.
  • MRC Seeking Development Director

    The Marine Resources Council of East Florida (MRC) is seeking a highly motivated individual with an aptitude for public relations, strong fundraising skills, and a passion for protecting the Indian River Lagoon coastal estuary. Click here for more information.
  • Indian River Lagoon Teacher Training Workshop

    Middle and High School Teachers! Enroll now in new Indian River Lagoon Teacher Training Workshop! Four days only: June 8-11, 2015.
    All educators within Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties are eligible to attend. The material covered during this four-day workshop will be applicable to those teaching middle and high school students. Click here for more details.