DISCOVER ELC

Your Lagoon Island Nature Center

Located in the heart of the Indian River Lagoon!  Come experience the real Florida with mangrove trails, pontoon tours, guided kayak adventures and 64 acres of native flora and fauna.

VISIT US

We are open with safety protocols in place to keep our community safe and healthy.  

WHAT'S GOING ON:

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GET ON BOARD!

Join us this March & April to start your adventure to Treasure Island! 

  • "Captain" a pontoon cruise by gathering a group of your family and friends

  • Visit our virtual event for live entertainment and guest speakers

  • Bid and win from a great variety of our online silent auction items

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EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS

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FAMILY 

ADVENTURES

explore our campus with your small private group

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PONTOON

TOURS

visit Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge

on a guided tour

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NATURE

ACTIVITY KITS

outdoor activities kits with equipment and instructions

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CANOE &

KAYAK TOURS

take a guided tour or paddle around our island

SUPPORT OUR MISSION

SUPPORT OUR MISSION

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Invest in an informed public

Put your name on an organization that is educating our community about the importance of a healthy environment, natural spaces, and wellbeing in nature.

  

You can be a part of supporting the revitalization of our lagoon island campus with our naming opportunities!

ANNUAL APPEAL

Everyone deserves a healthy planet. With your donation, we can do our part to help take care of it, and create more environmental stewards.

Read on to learn more about Wyatt, our young environmentalist, and how your donations support his learning and adventures at the ELC.

Lagoon Ambassadors

Our aquariums are home to a variety of different animals from the lagoon.  From our big sheep's head or pufferfish, to our tiny shrimp our aquariums are swimming with life.

Our staff works hard to ensure they have a healthy and pleasant life at the ELC.

Sponsorship Opportunities

You or your business can be recognized as a supporter for environmental stewardship and human well-being by becoming a sponsor! 

ELC events attract thousands of visitors each year in support of our mission to educate, inspire and empower all people to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being.

The ELC is supported by:

Archie S. Wingfield Jr. Charitable Trust

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LOVE THE ELC? 

Review us online and spread the word!

#GET OUTSIDE

OPENING HOURS:

7 days a week

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

ABOUT

ELC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3). Admission, memberships & donations are critical to continuing our mission. 

 

Join or give today!

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ADDRESS

255 Live Oak Drive

Vero Beach, FL 32963

 

Located on the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.

ELC is a Smoke-Free campus.  Service Dogs only, please.

CONTACT

Phone: (772) 589-5050
email: info@discoverELC.org
#discoverelc

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