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Pelican Island Audubon Society wants to get rid of grass to save the lagoon

Pelican Island Audubon Society president Dr. Richard Baker says grassy lawns are bad for the Indian

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The Moorings, St. Ed’s collaborate with scientists on novel ecology project

Oysters have been used widely in the Indian River Lagoon for small-scale water purification in recen

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Portuguese man o’ war again bringing pain to island beaches

Beware the blue-hued bulbous creatures you may see – or fail to notice – washed up on our beache

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‘Three hurricanes worth of sand’ added to beach

Beachgoers were taken aback last week when massive Sahara Desert-like sand dunes appeared on the bea

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Great duck-hunting area close to the island calls to hunters

Now is prime duck hunting season throughout the state and especially here in east-central Florida wh

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New, stricter rules for sea trout fishing start Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, recreational anglers and commercial fishers in Vero Beach and throughout east-centr

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Overall health of lagoon seen slightly improved over last year

The Indian River Lagoon’s overall health has improved a little bit since a baseline was establishe

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County’s new weapon against invasive plants: A goat herd

Indian River County's latest weapon in its longstanding war to reclaim conservation lands from invas

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Right whale calving season off to grim start

The hits just keep on coming – literally and figuratively – for the critically-endangered North

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Talking (wild) turkey at Thanksgiving

Here's a novel idea for celebrating the pilgrims this Thanksgiving:  skip the Butterball and instea

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Scientist pinpoints seasonal variations in beach sand loss

A new report by a Florida Institute of Technology professor synthesizing decades of data confirms wh

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10-year plan to clean up the lagoon approved by the EPA

The Indian River Lagoon Council's 10-year roadmap for restoring the ailing 156-mile-long estuary to