Water Quality Report from Florida Oceanographic Society: Overall grade 60%, D-, Destructive…

Florida Oceanographic Society in conjunction with the Marine Resources Council. has volunteer water quality monitors throughout the St. Lucie River. Once a week the water quality is tested for five parameters; temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, pH, and water clarity … Click here to read more

May 19: ‘Hands Across the Sand’ with Florida Oceanographic at Stuart Beach

From Florida Oceanographic: “Join Florida Oceanographic on Saturday, May 19 at Stuart Beach for Hands Across the Sand and say no to offshore drilling! Meet our team at 11:45 a.m. at the beach … Click here to read more

July 23: Let your voice be heard at Rally for the River

From The Florida Oceanographic Society: “Let your voice be heard! Join us at 8:30 a.m. at Stuart Causeway’s East Island to learn about what’s happening with our waters … Click here to read more

CBS: Fish kill prompts concern from locals about Lake O discharges

“The water quality along the Treasure Coast continues to be a hot button issue and now fish kills are prompting concern from locals. Now, a massive fish kill farther north has some residents worried that it could happen nearby … Click here to read more

Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series returns to the Blake Library this January

Lectures will be held on select Mondays from January through April at 6:30 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart. Presentations are FREE and open to the public. … Click here to read more

3 teens brag about killing fish at Florida Oceanographic in Stuart

WPTV reports that “Three Treasure Coast teens are accused of killing fish at the Florida Oceanographic Society in Stuart and bragging about it online. The facility is a family-friendly place to view sea animals and for researchers to study species … Click here to read more

WPEC: From death, comes new life on the Indian River Lagoon

“Harmful algae continues to plague the Indian River Lagoon along the Treasure Coast. Biologists still don’t know why a diversity of fish suddenly died earlier this month. In an effort to revitalize these waters, the City of Stuart in partnership with the Florida Oceanographic Society … Click here to read more

October 26: Save Our River 5k Run / 1k Walk to benefit Florida Oceanographic Society’s efforts

October 26, 2013 is the 1st annual Save Our River 5k Run & 1k Walk. This event will benefit The Florida Oceanographic Society in support of their ongoing efforts with education, research, restoration and advocacy concerning our fragile coastal ecosystems. … Click here to read more

Watch live-streaming here: D.C. briefing on state of the St. Lucie / Caloosahatchee Waterways

The briefing will be held on October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 2167 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, agenda below. This briefing, co-hosted by Reps. Patrick Murphy (FL-18) and Trey Radel (FL-19) will serve as an opportunity for local stakeholders to make their voices heard by Congress and Administration officials. Watch here as it happens: … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed to current commissioners: ‘Don’t screw up the urban boundaries’

Follwing up on the Everglades Coalition Conference recently held in Stuart, The Palm Beach Post’s Sally Swartz recaps Martin County’s long historic and philanthropic involvement with Everglades restoration. … Click here to read more

Green sea turtle finds new home at Stuart’s Florida Oceanographic Society

Meet Hermey, a 60 pound green sea turtle and newest resident of the FOS. He was found floating off Sanibel Island with a cracked shell and missing a flipper. … Click here to read more