About the Land Trust

First established in 1990 to save McKee Botanical Garden, IRLT protects the land that protects the Indian River Lagoon.

The Land Trust promotes the conservation of the Lagoon for the residents of Indian River County by preserving habitat, protecting scenic waterfront and providing access for the public.


In The News

June 30, 2021
Habitats: The Key to Florida's Fisheries
View Changing Seas Documentary

June 17, 2021
Environmental groups ask Gov. DeSantis to declare an emergency
View Article

April 22, 2021
Study underway at Bee Gum Point may lead to more game fish
View Article

Events Calendar

Birding Tour

Birding
October 9, 2021 - 7:00 AM
Amateurs and experienced birders are invited to grab a cup of coffee and head to the Land...

Conservation Tour

Conservation Tour
October 20, 2021 - 10:00 AM
All are invited on a morning nature walk. An IRLT staff member will lead the group on an o...

Conservation tours are proudly sponsored by: Rehmann

Making a Difference

The Indian River Land Trust Ladies of the Lagoon: Support, sponsor, and fund stewardship of the life within our local ecosystem. The ladies emphasis is the Lagoon, its water quality and interconnectivity with the surrounding land. Learn More about how to become a member and to donate.

Indian River Land Trust offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, see our IRLT Volunteer Information. Thank you for your interest!

The Indian River Land Trust assists landowners in planning for the stewardship of their properties to preserve the landscape. We provide a number of programs for landowners interested in working with us to protect their lands in perpetuity while providing support to the ongoing conservation efforts of our community.