Aerial of Indian River Lagoon

Additional Resources

There are many organizations working on restoring the health of the Lagoon.

  • More ways individuals and businesses can help the IRL.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administers the National Estuary Program, identifies Estuaries of National Significance and supports the development of comprehensive management plans to assure that estuaries maintain their ecological integrity.
  • Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) is sponsored by the IRL Council, which was established in February 2015 as a special district of Florida.
  • Bringing together organizations, businesses and individuals who share the goal of supporting restoration of the Lagoon.
  • Gathering accessible data needed to optimize conservation efforts.
  • Mission to improve water quality and to protect and restore the fish and wildlife resources of the Indian River Lagoon.

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