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UF's Indian River Research And Education Center Celebrates 70 years

What began as a place to study citrus has turned into so much more. The public is invited to visit Thursday from 2-4 p.m.. Find out more by clicking HERE.

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Florida's Hurricane History To Be Presented At The Emerson Center

Jay Barnes, author of "Florida's Hurricane History" we speak at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:00. The presentation is free and open to the public. Find out more by clicking HERE.

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Treasure Coast – Hear why Richard Sylvestri of Jensen Beach finished his trek to follow the path of Lewis and Clark.

Sebastian Inlet – The McLarty Treasure Museum marks the spot where 1,400 survivors camped after a 1715 hurricane wrecked their Spanish treasure ships.

Treasure Coast – Carly Caron, who just turned 18 and moved out of the state's foster care group home in Vero beach, tells us how she feels about her family.

Treasure Coast – Turning 18 is a milestone in most people's lives, but most of us still depend on our families. For those in the state's foster system it can be a challenging transition.
Carly talks about her natural family.

Treasure Coast – Carly Caron, who just turned 18 and moved out of the state's foster care group home in Vero beach, tells us how she feels about her family.

Ft, Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Tim Brown and Lindsay Nickerson about the Treasure Coast Wildlife Center.

St. Lucie County – St. Lucie County health department celebrates it's 60th anniversary.

Ft. Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Jane Rowley of the One Hundred Club of St. Lucie County.

The club provides assistance to emergency service officers injured or killed in the line of duty.

Their Officer of the Year banquet, which is a major fundraiser for the One Hundred Club, will be on Tuesday, May 13th at Gator Trace Country Club in Ft. Pierce.

Ft. Pierce – Drew Mello talks with Laura Alexander, Executive Director of the Treasure Coast Food Bank, about the drastic increase in the need for their services.

The TC Food Bank will be having their "Fete du Vin" fundraiser November 6th at Tradition.

For more information on the Treasure Coast Food Bank,go to

Ft. Pierce – White office paper and magazines can now go into large paper recycling bins on the Treasure Coast.


Treasure Coast Weather from The FPREN Storm Center

This Week's Treasure Coast Essay


Oct 2, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with my last Treasure Coast Essay for WQCS.  Because I am getting up in years, I decided it’s time for me to leave the microphone.  In 2010, when I was a volunteer with the WQCS Radio Reading Service for the visually impaired, I was invited to do a weekly local feature for 88.9 FM.  So I have done short pieces about interesting people, places and events on our special stretch of Florida’s Atlantic Coast.  Most of my topics were upbeat, but some were about invasive plants and animals, pollution of the Indian River Lagoon and, of course, hurricanes.  I enjoyed writing a

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