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The IRLNEP has been recommended for a
$9.4 million dollar NOAA Habitat Transformation Grant. Here’s to making a positive impact together!

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The IRL Vital Signs wheel is the heart of the CCMP. It contains the 32 Action Plans that were developed to guide improvements to lagoon health. Click below to learn more about each vital sign.

The 2025 IRL Photo Contest is now Open!

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We print 30,000 copies of our annual calendar and make them available free of charge in libraries in Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin Counties. Calendars can also be picked up at many environmental non-profits and government offices throughout the lagoon region. If you happen to be in Sebastian, visit our office at 1235 Main Street to pick up your copy of the calendar.

IRLNEP 2023 Annual Report

The annual report for all things happening on the IRL, highlighting the work being done by the IRLNEP team and project partners throughout the watershed.

IRL CCMP – Looking Ahead to 2030

A 10-year comprehensive conservation management plan for the Indian River Lagoon, FL.

The One Lagoon Monitoring Plan

The IRLNEP & Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is pleased to present the One Lagoon Monitoring Plan. Read about the many organizations and programs that are monitoring lagoon health.

How is Climate Change Affecting the Indian River Lagoon?

The IRLNEP conducted a 2-year assessment of how climate change is likely to impact the Indian River Lagoon. The technical report may be found on our Resources page.


Learn Ways to Keep the IRL Clean!

2022 EPA 5-Year Performance Evaluation

Every five years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reviews the performance of the IRLNEP to insure its effectiveness and efficiency in implementing its Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). This evaluation covers the periods between fiscal years 2017 – 2021. View the narrative report, supporting documents and other resources at the link below.



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The Indian River Lagoon is a diverse ecosystem and a vital economic driver for Florida. Learn about what’s at stake.


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If we work together, we can ensure a better tomorrow for Florida and the Lagoon. Learn what needs to be done.


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One person can make a big difference! Learn about the steps that you can take to help protect the Lagoon.


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