Indian River Lagoon Day – Nov 9th

Visit the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition’s tent at Front Street Park!   Get ready for a fun day of music, food, kids’ games, kayaking, and more at Melbourne’s Indian River Lagoon Day on Saturday, November 9.   Event Schedule 9:00 am–11:00 am: Hook Kids on Fishing Program Kids who participate receive a free fishing…

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Butterflies, Snook thrive in the Indian River Lagoon

Butterflies, Snook thrive in the Indian River Lagoon Marine biologists say the Indian River Lagoon is one of the most diverse water bodies in the country. What do they mean? Two creatures that live there can provide an explanation.   Read our article posted in Viera Voice News.     Please follow and like us:

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Senator Mayfield’s Water Bill Filed Oct 30, 2019

Senator Mayfield’s Water Bill Filed Oct 30, 2019 This new bill was based on last year’s and changed accordingly. Senator Mayfield plans to file a separate bill on biosolids.  The next step will be committee assignment which can take a few weeks.   Here is the link to the bill. Please follow and like us:

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Battle over water and public health return to Tally

Battle over water and public health return to Tally More voices call for action by our State Legislature and Governor to take meaningful action in this 2020 legislative session to implement controls and funding to improve Florida’s Waters.  Read the full article here. Also see our 2020 Legislative Recommendations and share them with your friends. https://helpthelagoon.org/…/CWC_BIRLC-LegisReg-Recommends-9……

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Legislation to Expedite Water Quality Improvements

Governor DeSantis’ call for Water Improvements Legislation aligns with Brevard Indian River Lagoon/Indian River County Clean Water Coalition 2020 Legislative Recommendations: Septic System and Sewage Treatment maintenance; Biosolids (concentrated sludge) Controls; Enhanced Controls and Monitoring of Agricultural Runoff; and Improved Stormwater Treatment. HOPEFULLY the Governor, and Legislature will also support funding to accomplish the goals….

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Saltwater Intrusion is a threat to the St. Johns River

Saltwater Intrusion is a threat to the St. Johns River Lisa Rineman is a guest columnist for the Jacksonville.com news and is the St. Johns Riverkeeper.  She provides her opinion on how saltwater intrusion has “potential negative impacts on submerged aquatic vegetation” because the time has come to protect our river. Interesting article and we…

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Students to Conduct Scientific Research Along the Indian River Lagoon on October 10

STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND VOLUNTEERS WILL COLLECT SAMPLES FROM VOLUSIA TO PALM BEACH “A Day in the Life of the Indian River Lagoon is designed to help students develop an appreciation for and knowledge of the IRL and the current health issues and stressors facing this estuary,” said Program Coordinator Missy Weiss.  The Space Coast Daily…

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