A PRICELESS NATURAL RESOURCE
The Indian River Lagoon occupies 40% of Florida’s east coast. Its watershed includes 7 counties and 39 incorporated cities. As a natural ecosystem, it is rich in biodiversity, providing a home for over 4,400 species of plants and animals. The Lagoon is also an economic driver of the regional economy, generating $7.6 billion annually. It provides jobs, housing and industry to Florida residents, and recreational and tourism opportunities to visitors.