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Read the article about Kelli McGee

Read the article about Kelli McGee

Lisa Mickey, veteren newspaper and magazine journalist, interviewed Kelli McGee about her position as coordinator of Project H2O, and the experience that she brings to the organization. Read the article here on Marine Discovery's...

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Letter: Algae a crisis for Indian River Lagoon waters

Letter: Algae a crisis for Indian River Lagoon waters

If you want to voice your concerns ... There is a contact form below. Feel free to copy and paste this text or write words of your own. The forms are going to Rick Scott & Bill Nelson. Gov. Rick Scott and Treasure Coast delegation, An unprecedented crisis is...

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Troubled Water

Troubled Water

The Indian River Lagoon in PerilUnprecedented algae blooms. Thousands of acres of precious sea grass lost. Record numbers of manatee and dolphin deaths due to mysterious illnesses. The Indian River Lagoon is facing a crisis decades in the making. ...Read the full...

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IT’S JUNE 1ST! And SUMMER!

IT’S JUNE 1ST! And SUMMER!

Do you know what that means?! Put away your fertilizer until the end of September, as the Volusia County fertilizer ban started today! Don't worry though, your plants, grasses, shrubs and trees will be fine for a few months and you can be assured that all that extra...

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Florida Coastal Environments, Orlando Sentinal

Florida Coastal Environments, Orlando Sentinal

Florida coastal environments are collapsingby Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel"Central Florida's Indian River Lagoon, North Florida's Apalachicola Bay and a trio of coastal estuaries in South Florida are in the throes of ecosystem collapses that threaten sea...

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Algae blooms make a return to the IRL

Algae blooms make a return to the IRL

"...“The water looks like orange-brownish tea with a little coffee mixed in,” said Chew, a member and volunteer at the Marine Discovery Center. “It’s disgusting.” Sure enough, the story headline in a Florida Today newspaper in Brevard County made Chew’s hunch...

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Florida Today Article, 2016, Brown Tide IRL

Florida Today Article, 2016, Brown Tide IRL

"...When the water clouds up, sunlight that seagrass requires in order to grow can’t reach the bottom plant — which is considered the linchpin of the marine food web.Pollution from septic tanks, leaking sewer systems, too much fertilizer and other sources have...

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Project H2O Hopes To Rally Teamwork For Healthy Waters

Project H2O Hopes To Rally Teamwork For Healthy Waters

"... A brand new program has been launched in Volusia County to address the needs of local waterways. Project H2O began operating in early December 2015, with the hiring of Mallory Brooks as its coordinator and the program hopes to gain greater public visibility this...

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MDC Launches Protect Our Lagoon Academy in February

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