Environment and Science

Science can just knock me to the floor.

Sometimes it's the revelation of some previously unseen phenomena. Other times, it's a new way to see something you thought you already understood. Then there are the times when connections pop up between things you never imagined to be connected.

And sometimes, it's all of them at once.

Ocean-Beach-Reef Festival

Nov 27, 2017

Celebrate the ocean lifestyle once more at the Ocean-Reef-Beach Festival. One of Florida’s best beach conservation events, the festival brings together all sorts of beach lovers-- surfers, anglers, sea turtle protectors, beachcombers, shorebirders, and a host of others. The 6th annual festival is staged at Pelican Beach Park in Satellite Beach on Sat., Dec. 2 from 10- 5 pm.

The Surfrider Foundation Sebastian Inlet and Anglers for Conservation host the event that is committed to being a green festival.

On Monday, the moon will completely eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch.

For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.

You are invited to a Social Mixer at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House Learning Center! MRC is hosting this event to thank the delegates of the Lagoon Communications Assembly for their participation, and to update the community on the progress of the "State of the Indian River Lagoon Report Card," projected to be released first quarter 2018!

Gearing Up for Tour de Turtles

Jul 24, 2017

It's become one of our region's most celebrated events.

The Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) kicks off its 10th annual Tour de Turtles with a pair of loggerhead turtle releases on Sunday, July 30th, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Barrier Island Sanctuary.