Brevard’s beachside Walmart is hosting an Indian River Lagoon Awareness Day event May 24, from 10 am until noon. In support and celebration of the Indian River Lagoon, this fishing and environmental community event will help raise money for the Marine Resources Council, a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon for the past 30 years.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society reminds all coastal Florida residents to go "lights out" for sea turtles from May 1 to Oct. 31. Now is the time for all business and property owners to make sure no artificial light sources can be visible from or illuminate the beach at night.
Artificial lights can discourage female turtles from nesting on the beach and can cause hatchlings to become disoriented.
If kitchen gadgets and fuzzy slippers just won't do for Mother's Day this year, Save the Manatee Club recommends a more memorable gift: a manatee gift adoptions!
A tax-deductble gift adoption from Save the Manatee costs $25 and includes an adoption certificate, full-color photo and a biography of a real, endangered Florida manatee. If you adopt at the $35 level, you'll also get a free ceramic manatee heart ornament.
Friends For Animals Sanctuary is holding its second annual "Night For Paws" Gala this upcoming Saturday, May 3. The event features dinner, raffles, an auction, open bar and much more. Proceeds go toward helping Friends For Animals build a no-kill sanctuary for abused and homeless animals.
Florida Wildlife Hospital feeds hundreds of baby animals each year, including many that need feeding as often as every 15 minutes for 12 hours a day. To help feed these hungry little mouths, Florida Wildlife Hospital is holding its 8th annual baby shower, sponsored by The Town of Palm Shores!