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View the Save Our Lagoon Project Plan

The Save Our Lagoon Project Plan was presented at the August 9, 2016 Brevard County Commissioners meeting. You can view the presentation from that meeting on the Brevard County website. The presentation begins at approximately 1:20:00 of the video.
Save Our Lagoon Project Plan video presentation

IRL Oyster Reef Restoration November 2016

Save the Lagoon: International Coastal Cleanup 2016

  • MRC’s 16th Assembly Is Coming Soon!

    20170817-assembly-02On August 17 & 18, MRC is coordinating its 16th Assembly, focused on Lagoon-wide communications and social marketing. Delegates representing formal and information education, academia, news and social media, marketing, and social marketing are being recruited to participate in this important event. Registration of $20.00 helps cover the cost of lunches, snacks, and drinks for two days. Sponsorships are also available.
    Click here if you are interested in being a delegate at the Assembly.
  • MRC Welcomes New Staff!

    Marine Resources Council welcomes our four newest staff members: 

    • Sondee Lima, Deputy Director
    • Shannon Egger, Education Coordinator
    • Caitlyn Savoia, Lead Scientist
    • Kate Zehnder, Volunteer Coordinator

    We're excited to be working with our growing and talented team, fulfilling our mission to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon.
  • Looking for a LAGOON-FRIENDLY lawn fertilizer?

    Looking for a LAGOON-FRIENDLY lawn fertilizer?Is your fertilizer OK for spring and fall? Is your yard product summer-safe?

    Get the scoop on products that comply with fertilizer laws in St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, Brevard and Volusia Counties and nearly every city therein.

  • Brevard's Save The Lagoon Referendum Update

    Virginia Barker speaks on the current status of Brevard County's Save The Lagoon Plan, at the Marine Resources Council's Holiday Charity Event, to help grow their mangrove farm and shoreline restoration efforts, to help save the lagoon. Thank you to our title sponsor and event host Melbourne BMW.
    Visit MRC's YouTube channel for more!
  • IRL Update with MRC's Leesa Souto

    logo-wfit-coastal-connectionWFIT's Terri Wright talks with Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of MRC, about Hurricane Mathew's effect on the Lagoon, the upcoming referendum to help the IRL, and the MRC's Member Banquet. From WFIT's Coastal Connection.
    Click here to listen.
  • Summer Fertilizer Bans Start June 1

    Skip The Fertilizer to Protect The Waters That Make Florida Fun!
    The partners of the Be Floridian Now fertilizer education campaign remind residents of the Indian River Lagoon watershed that you can't apply nitrogen or phosphorous to from June 1–September 30. Find Out More Here!
  • Videos: MRC In the News

    Check out the latest videos on MRC activities! Visit MRC's YouTube Channel. Up now: MRC LagoonFest 2016, MRC's Leesa Souto receives the 2016 Charlie Corbell Award, and more.


    Also, don't miss this: Brevard Cities Sign Indian River Lagoon Compact, from Florida Today.
  • 2014 Indian River Lagoon Action Assembly

    Presentations and photos are 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.