Search

Sunset over the Indian River LagoonLagoon Straight Talk logo

START HERE

GET INFORMED

Bicycles parked by the Indian River LagoonRevers Logo of Lagoon Straight Talk

START HERE

GET INFORMED

Sunset over the Indian River LagoonLagoon Straight Talk logo

START HERE

GET INFORMED

Kayaking on the Indian River LagoonRevers Logo of Lagoon Straight Talk

START HERE

GET INFORMED

Sunset on the IRLLagoon Straight Talk logo

START HERE

GET INFORMED

Straight Talk Home

save the manatee

Florida’s Manatees are dying at a staggering rate. What can be done? | Editorial

(Editorial Board, Tampa Bay Times, July 7, 2021) Manatee deaths in Florida are climbing at an unprecedented rate, and humans are to blame. Pollution and run-off cause seagrasses to die, starving the beloved sea cows. In all of 2020, 321 manatee deaths were recorded compared with more than 800 deaths so far in 2021. Click…

Read More
love-it-like-a-local-video-thumbail

Love it Like a Local – Be Lagoon Friendly

(Space Coast Association of Realtors) Every year thousands of people relocate to Brevard County, attracted by our natural environment, job opportunities, and relaxed lifestyle. The Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition is launching Love It Like A Local–Be Lagoon-Friendly, a new program that reaches out to new homeowners through their Realtors and employers. The goal of…

Read More
dead manatee in the Indian River Lagoon

Vultures circle a tropical paradise in Florida as Brevard County’s graveyard of manatees grows

(Jim Waymer, FloridaToday.com, May 8, 2021) Throughout Florida, manatees are dying en masse due to starvation. Decades of successful conservation efforts have given way to a growing manatee graveyard. The starvation is caused by algae that suffocates kills the native seagrasses that manatees eat. Click here to read more about the crisis.

Read More

Source: Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program