Helping protect the Indian River Lagoon through ecosystem science, resource management, education and outreach and sustainable public use
Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves (IRLAP), managed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection (RCP), is comprised of seven aquatic preserves (AP) totaling more than 97,000 acres. These seven APs are among the
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.