Looking to join with our partners to help save the lagoon? With so many community and partner events across Brevard County, there’s always one near you. Check out our Lagoon Community Calendar for upcoming community and partner events.
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What’s New? Lagoon Progress interview on Central Florida News 13, New Lagoon Coalition President, and IRL is sole topic for Central Florida Spotlight TV segment Jan 19, 2020. These articles and more about the Indian River Lagoon.
Our vision is an Indian River lagoon of clear waters, alive with lush sea grass beds, thriving fish, birds, manatees and dolphins – a healthy place where our families can play. Select an item below for updates and information:
The Brevard Indian River Coalition is proud to include local government, non-profit and business organizations, all working together to improve the health of the Indian River Lagoon. We encourage you to learn more about our lagoon partners and what they do. We couldn’t do what we do if it wasn’t for our amazing partners. Check out their events on our Community Calendar.
The plan to restore the lagoon - including Citizen Oversite Committee updates (click on the pic!)
Save The Lagoon Project Plan – Summary Version.Remove the nutrient-rich muck on the bottom of the lagoon. This has taken years to accumulate and will take significant resources to remove. This is just one of the actions in the plan.
Save The Lagoon Project Plan – Revised 2019 Version. Reduce pollutants and flow of excess nutrients into the lagoon that come from: groundwater from septic and aging wastewater systems, storm water runoff washing yard waste and fertilizer into the lagoon, and air pollution.
IRL Dashboard.Restore natural filters and oxygen-producing systems created by oyster beds, mangroves, wetlands and seagrass beds.
Citizen Oversight Committee Meeting Reports.Respondand adjust as we get new data on how the Lagoon is responding.
MJ Waters, past President of the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition, will be talking about the lagoon’s cleanup progress on Central Florida News 13. The interview will air at 12:30, and be replayed at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. For more information
NEWS RELEASE Date 1/16/2020 Contact: Fred Mays 972-838-5163 email@example.com NEW PRESIDENT OF LAGOON COALITION Vince Lamb, 75, of Merritt Island, has been elected President of the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition. He replaces Marilyn (MJ) Waters, who steps down after three years as
The fight to save the Indian River Lagoon will be the sole topic for the entire half hour of Central Florida Spotlight on Channel 9, Sunday, January 19, 12:30 p.m. Host Greg Warmoth will talk with Marilyn (MJ) Waters, Virginia Barker and Dr.
The Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating our community regarding our precious Indian River Lagoon, and assembling the many allies of the lagoon throughout Brevard County to work together to save our lagoon.
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About the Coalition
The BIRLC was formed in the early 2000s as an informal organization to support and enable the community to push to enact the necessary fertilizer ordinances throughout all of Brevard County to help sustain the Indian River Lagoon.
With little to no attention or public outcry following the algal blooms in early 2016 that resulted in the March 2016 fish kill, Melbourne resident Spence Guerin led the efforts to establish a citizen-led coalition to save the Indian River Lagoon.