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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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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Lagoon Straight Talk event

Lagoon Straight Talk is a FREE event to update our community on the restoration of our Lagoon. Pre-registration is required due to limited seating. Scheduled for Monday, June 3 at the Dixie Crossroads: – 5:30-6:15 Light Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar – 6:15-8:30 Straight Talk Program and audience Q/A The forum will feature updates on the Indian River…

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How Utilities can Improve the Indian River Lagoon – presentation by Brevard County Utility Services Dept.

April 18, 2019 – Brevard County’s Save Our Indian River Lagoon Commission Workshop hosted presentations by the Brevard County Utility Services Dept and the Department of Natural Resources.  The workshop focused on the role of Utilities and the SOIRL Trust Fund in restoration efforts.  Several very interesting projects were discussed.  The Brevard Indian River Lagoon…

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Indian River County Commissioners Reject Wastewater pipeline

The IRC commissioners rejected the plan for the wastewater pipeline under the Indian River Lagoon. The TCPalm newpaper reports on the meeting: Audience members at the April 23, 2019, Indian River County Commission meeting use signs to voice their opinion of a proposed pipeline under the Indian River Lagoon (photo credit Tyler Treadway/TCPalm). Read the…

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