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Pack up your lunch and join MRC on the first Tuesday of every month for our Brown Bag Lunch presentation program at 12:00 pm at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House in Palm Bay.

Area experts present on natural history topics such as archaeology, electric cars, Florida bats, native plants, and things you can do to protect the Indian River Lagoon. Check back for upcoming presentations!

Upcoming Brown Bag Presentations

If you are interested in presenting at MRC’s Brown Bag Lunch Series on a relevant lagoon or natural history topic, please contact Maria Lombardo, the Education Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about available openings.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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