Indian River Lagoon

3:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Voters Consider Water Issues

For decades, coastal residents to the east and west of Lake Okeechobee have battled ecological damage caused by an influx of fresh water released from the lake.  The releases safeguard the dike which encircles the lake. As Jill Roberts reports, many voters who live along the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast will have water issues on their mind as they cast their ballots this election season.

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9:59 am
Wed April 23, 2014

ORCA launches a two year test of canal water entering the Indian River Lagoon

The $500,000 study is funded by Scott's Miracle-Gro and aims to identify the cause of the most serious pollution in the lagoon.

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2:16 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

State Representative Gayle Harrell

State Representative Gayle Harrell talks with Jill Roberts about her priorities for the current legislative session.

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2:12 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

State Representative Debbie Mayfield

State Representative Debbie Mayfield talks with Jill Roberts about legislation she's introduced and her priorities for the current legislative session.

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7:11 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Our Global Estuary

A three day international workshop on global estuary health concluded this week at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Ft. Pierce.  Find out more about Our Global Estuary.

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1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Lagoon protest follow-up

We check in with Clint Starling who organized the protest to see how it went.

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9:13 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Mercury study in Indian River Lagoon

Harbor Branch scientists want to collect hair samples from anglers who may consume fish from the lagoon.  A meeting will be held at The Lagoon House in Palm Bay July 17 from 12 p.m. till 2 p.m..  You can get more information on the study or volunteer by emailing Adam Schaefer at

2:17 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Summer Sun

Young campers learn about the environment at Indian River County's Environmental Learning Center.  You can find out more about camps here.