MRC’s Community Events

MRC is out and about! Check here for upcoming community events.

If you are interested in having MRC present or table at your event, please email

What′s On at MRC

First Friday Litter Patrol
First Friday Litter
July 5, 2024
8:30 am to 10:00 am

3275 Dixie Hwy NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905

Monthly on the first Friday

Mangrove Workshop (Palm Bay)
Mangrove Workshop (Palm Bay)
July 12, 2024
9:30 am to 11:30 am

3275 Dixie Hwy NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905

Monthly on the second Friday

IRL Action Assembly
An Indian River Lagoon Inspirational Hour!
July 24, 2024
8:00 am to 9:00 am

Gleason Performing Arts Ctr
150 W University Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32901

Register for Free Below!

International Coastal Cleanup
International Coastal Cleanup
September 21, 2024

Save the Date!

Various Lagoon locations.

41 Miles of Lagoon Shoreline Cleaned in 2023!

Friends of the Enchanted Forest: MRC's June Lagoon at Noon event

Lagoon at Noon

Pack up your lunch and join MRC on the first Tuesday of every month for our Lagoon at Noon (formerly Lunch & Learn) Seminars at 12:00 pm. This event is now hybrid with live streaming via Zoom and limited, in-person seating with registration required at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House.

21st IRL Action Assembly

MRC coordinated the May 2014 Lagoon Action Assembly involving over 100 community leaders in facilitated discourse about the collapse of the Indian River Lagoon. The 2024 IRL Action Assembly will be held at Florida Institute of Technology, July 24–25.
IRL Action Assemblies
2023 Coastal Cleanup: 4 Tons of Trash Remove

International Coastal Cleanup Day

With your help, MRC enlisted 695 volunteers who picked up 8,726 pounds of trash from 41 miles of Lagoon shorelines on September 16, 2023. Thank you so very much for cleaning up our estuary! Stay tuned for news on the 2024 event!

Low Impact Development Conference

The MRC 2023 Low Impact Development Conference was a significant gathering of experts, professionals, and stakeholders dedicated to promoting 21st century sustainable stormwater management practices, Stay tuned for details on the MRC 2024 LID Conference.

2023 MRC Low Impact Development Conference

Love Our Lagoon Celebration Feb. 7, 2025

Celebrate the Legends of the Indian River Lagoon and our Annual Conservation Award winners at MRC’s Love Our Lagoon Celebration! Save the Date for this lively reception and theatre-style awards and hall of fame celebration.
Love Our Lagoon Celebration: Feb. 7, 2025