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Free Indian River Lagoon Awareness Day

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Brevard’s beachside Walmart is hosting an Indian River Lagoon Awareness Day event May 24, 2014, from 10 am until noon. In support and celebration of the Indian River Lagoon, this fishing and environmental community event will help raise money for the Marine Resources Council (MRC), a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon for the past 30 years.

When: May 24, 2014, 10am -12pm

Where: Walmart

1001 Eau Gallie Blvd.

Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937

There will be free raffles, displays and educational presentations covering topics dealing with the IRL, including proper fertilizing demonstrations, a rain barrel workshop, and eco-friendly advice for concerned families.

Speakers and topics include: Mike Conneen Kayak Fishing, John Detmer Surf Fishing, Rodney Smith Catch More Fish Making Wise Choices and Dr. Leesa Souto Benefits of Using Rain Barrels

There will also be a carwash hosted Beachside Wal-Mart to raise donations for the MRC.

Members of the Anglers for Conservation will offer casting games for kids and adults. They will also have demonstrations on surf and river fishing techniques, cast netting, and proper catch and release tactics.

Along with food, drink and music there will also be various eco-friendly lawn and garden, automotive and marine products discussed and displayed.

For more information on how you can get involved, please contact Dennis at:



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