Students dip their toes into coastal science at Younger Lagoon

It’s a glorious spring day at Younger Lagoon Reserve, and Laura Chain is suited up and ready to go. Clad in black waders — voluminous rubber pants with boots attached, held up by suspenders — she steps gingerly into the yellow-green water. “It’s a little weird getting in because I don’t know where I’m putting … Read more

Fix won’t happen quickly but hang in there on work to restore lagoon

Randall W. Parkinson The recently released Indian River Lagoon report card has again brought to question how best to restore its water quality and ecosystem function. Total scores, based upon a combined average of water quality and habitat health measurements calculated by the Marine Resources Council, were mostly D’s and F’s in northern counties. To … Read more