This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a good way to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas.  Each day from December 25 to January 5, Treasure Coast Newspapers told readers about an Indian River Lagoon project requiring financial support   On the 12th day of Christmas, the Friends of the Spoil Islands said it is seeking donations to buy two all-terrain wheelchairs so the disabled can visit the islands.  On the first day of Christmas, the Ocean Research & Conservation Association said it wants to acquire a gizmo to trace the sources of pollutants.  Other organizations with

Drew Mello talks John Nelson from Audubon of Martin County and the host of Audubon Moment heard here on WQCS.

The next Audubon Field Academy will take place on January 28 and 29th.

For more information on Audubon of Martin County click here

Melody Hellberg was challenged by her Marine Veteran brother to do 25 pushups for 25 days as part of the Project Overwatch Suicide Prevention Pushup Challenge.  She did her pushups in 25 different locations to raise awareness of suicide among Veteran's, first responders and the general public.  Find out more about the challenge by clicking HERE.  Check Melody Hellberg's Facebook page to see video of her challenge.

You can get your seedling between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday at the UP/IFAS Extension Office on Dixie Highway.  Find out more by clicking HERE.  You can find out more about Arbor Day and what trees grow best where you live by visiting the National Arbor Day Foundation by clicking HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the upcoming Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival.  The Guinness Book of World Records calls it the largest frog leg festival in the world.  Shop at booths.  Go on fun rides.

Life After Alzheimer’s

Jan 13, 2017

Drew Mello talks with Mary Barnes President and CEO of Alzheimer’s Community Care, the largest provider of community-based, dementia-specific services in Florida.

Alzheimer’s Community Care will host their 20th annual Treasure Coast Luncheon on Friday, January 20 at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart.

For more information on Alzheimer’s Community Care click here:

Blue Tubes Help Beachgoers Keep Beaches Clean

Jan 12, 2017

Blue tubes hold plastic bags.  Creator Patty Goffinet hopes you'll grab a bag and pick up trash, especially plastic, as you enjoy local beaches. You can find out more by clicking HERE.