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

May 14, 2022
Junior Scientist Fellows Program Celebrates Another Successful Year
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February 17, 2022
Land Trust's plans for Coastal Oaks Preserve
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Events Calendar

Invasive Plant Removal : Help us Restore Native Habitat!

Volunteer Event
December 2, 2022 - 9:30 a.m.
Invasive plants are a major threat to the health and integrity of native wildlife habitats...

IRLT Annual Benefit: NEW DATE

December 7, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.
New date, same great event! The Indian River Land Trust will host its Annual Benefit to c...

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.