Indian River Lagoon

Trouble in Paradise

If you visit the website of 1000 Friends of Florida, a not for profit, smart growth advocacy organizations founded in 1986, you will see that their Mission promotes vibrant, sustainable, walkable, livable communities which provide residents with affordable housing choices and transportation alternatives. They work to protect natural lands that cleanse and store fresh water [...]

The Indian River Lagoon stretches across 40% of Florida’s east coast and is 156 miles in length.  It stretches from the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County to Jupiter Inlet in Palm Beach County.  It consists of three lagoons: Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River and the Indian River. The Lagoon is one of 28 National [...]