Although the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition shares some concerns recently voiced in this newspaper about the long term impact of COVID-19 on our community commitment to cleaning up the Indian River Lagoon, work on the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan continues without delays. […]
Oysters are being used to help clean the Indian River Lagoon and Brevard Zoo Conservation Coordinator Olivia Escandell talks about the process and how oysters help, on Space Coast Daily TV.
Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project that is slated to begin dredging today, Nov. 1, 2019, and is expected to take four years to complete.
The Environmental Water and Technology Academy from Heritage High School, took 45 students to the Indian River Lagoon for data collection and observations.
“A Day in the Life of the Indian River Lagoon” is a community-based, citizen science, and experiential research program designed to have students, teachers, and environmental partners collaborate in the collection of water quality and biological inventories along the Indian River Lagoon (IRL).
Scientists and researchers from around Florida will discuss the latest efforts to heal the ailing Indian River Lagoon as Florida Institute of Technology’s Indian River Lagoon Research Institute convenes its 5th annual Technical Conference on Coastal Water Quality Friday, September 27.
Representative Randy Fine announced the filing of his first general bill of the 2020 Legislative Session, HB 153, the “Indian River Lagoon State Matching Grant Program,” along with an appropriations request, HB 2053, in the amount of $50 million, to fund the first year of the program.
Knowledge begins with discovery—any good researcher will tell you that. The best researchers know that discovery involves studying situations from all possible angles. This means asking questions—even unpopular questions—to ensure good data are gathered so problems may be fully analyzed and evaluated. That’s exactly what Florida Tech researchers will do in their upcoming study of the Indian River Lagoon.
The Scottsmoor Landing Boat Ramp, located at 2400 Huntington Ave in Mims, will re-open on Friday, June 7. The boat ramp and dock were closed on Tuesday, April 18, for canal dredging and construction of a new dock.
The Living Shoreline constructed at Mosquito Lagoon Marine Enhancement Center protects our coastline while providing habitat.
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Brevard Zoo introduced during a press conference on Wednesday their new partnership that utilizes inmate labor to make Oyster Bags to aid in the recovery of the Indian River Lagoon.
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and collaborators have conducted the most extensive radio-tracking effort of bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) using radio-telemetry.
The Brevard Marine Advisory Council (BMAC) will host an information presentation by the St. John’s River Water Management District (SJRWMD) and the Melbourne Tillman Water Control District (MTWCD) on recent nutrient reduction measures associated with Turkey Creek and the Indian River Lagoon.
Newly-elected Brevard County Commissioner Bryan Lober led a delegation of Space Coast environmental advocates and experts on Friday to attend the Indian River National Estuary Program Management Conference on Friday in Ft. Pierce.
From red tide to runoff, the Indian River Lagoon faces many threats. Microplastics may be the newest identified enemy, but a team of UCF researchers and collaborators is racing to find answers before it is too late.
Two teenage girls are thanking the Brevard County Sheriff’s helicopter after surviving a 30-minute ordeal in the Indian River Lagoon.
Port Canaveral District 5 Commission Candidate Mac McLouth explains his action plan to cause millions of gallons of fresh ocean water to flow into the Indian River Lagoon in an effort to reduce the brown algae which is plaguing Brevard’s most precious body of water.
Mac McLouth reviews ways that sea water could be introduced into the lagoon through weirs and other means so that flow could be increased which could lead to improved water quality in the Indian River Lagoon.
Dr. Duane De Freese, Executive Director of the Indian River Lagoon Council, and former Port Canaveral Commissioner Mac McLouth provide up-to-date information about the Indian River Lagoon from the Port Canaveral lock gates.