Marine Resources Council Presents Brown Bag Lunch Series, Highlights Indian River Lagoon
By Space Coast Daily // March 8, 2017
pack a brown bag lunch FOR free presentation
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Marine Resources Council will present the organization’s Brown Bag Lunch Series, which target the layman and covers topics that include ecology, aquatic life, history, native plants and others of interest to those who care about our environment and the Indian River Lagoon.
Presentations are held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Lagoon House, located at 3275 Dixie Highway NE in Palm Bay.
These lectures are free to the public and organizers encourage listeners to pack a brown bag lunch and come join in for some fun lagoon learning.
Tuesday, April 4: Cameron Jaggard discusses Conserving Marine Ecosystems in the Southeast. The oceans moderate global climate, are a primary source of protein for billions of people, and are home to more than 200,000 identified species.
But, for all their overwhelming size and significance, the oceans are heavily influenced by human activities. Learn about our changing oceans and efforts underway in the Southeast U.S, and nationally to transition to a big picture approach to management that will help ensure healthy marine ecosystems, fisheries, and opportunities for recreation into the future. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Tuesday, May 2: MRC’s Leesa Souto, P.h. D., “Our Fertilized World,” an informative session on how fertilizer impacts our lagoon and how we can prevent it, including a viewing of award winning video on Florida’s turf grass, “Gimme Green.” A Q&A session is to follow viewing. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
ABOVE MAP: The Marine Resources Council’s Brown Bag Lunch Series seminars are held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Lagoon House, located at 3275 Dixie Highway NE in Palm Bay.
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