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Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves

3300 Lewis Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
(772) 429-2995

May 2016

  • May 14
    Sebastian Lionfish Fest
    The Sebastian Lionfish Fest is this year's event to attend. After the fishing tournament, the cook-off competition will commence. Based on community education, guests will learn about the lionfish invasion, how to prepare these fish safely, and different ways to help protect our coastal ecosystems from their harmful biological impacts. All attendees will be able to try multiple lionfish dishes prepared by competing local restaurants and vote for their favorite.
  • May 26, 6 - 7 pm
    Adopt-a-Mangrove Workshop at Brevard Zoo
    Please join Brevard Zoo and Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Indian River Lagoon Shoreline Restoration Project for an Adopt-A-Mangrove workshop from 6:00 -7:00 PM!
    Guests will be treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Brevard Zoo�s Indian River Lagoon exhibit, in addition to learning about the importance of mangroves and the Indian River Lagoon! Participants will learn what they can do to help this amazing ecosystem and then will have the opportunity to take home a mangrove seedling to "foster" (with plant care tips!). Once returned, the plant will be used in shoreline restoration along the Indian River Lagoon providing habitat for native wildlife, improving Lagoon water quality, and protecting our shorelines from erosion.
    Free, but tickets are required.
    Please visit www.brevardzoo.org/conservation/local for more information.

June 2016


Last updated: May 27, 2016

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