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Illustrated rendering of people see marine life swimming in the locks system from Port Canaveral

East Coast Zoological Foundation receives $2.5 million gift from the Nelson Family to help build the future Aquarium and Conservation Center

A student seins in the Indian River Lagoon.

Modernizing Our Lagoon Quest Program

After almost 20 years, our Lagoon Quest program needed an update to be an even better resource for local teachers and modernize it for today’s students. Thanks to a grant from Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, our Education staff were able to team up with six local teachers to do so.

A woman holds a potted mature mangrove.

Adopt a Mangrove in Honor of Arbor Day!

Celebrate Arbor Day by adopting a free mangrove from us! We’re giving away 150 mature and juvenile mangroves in honor of the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day.

A bucket of clams

Brevard Zoo plants first 100 clam beds in Indian River Lagoon

The Indian River Lagoon now contains hundreds of thousands of filter-feeding clams, thanks to the efforts of Brevard Zoo’s Restore Our Shores (ROS) team and our partners!