a Indian River Land Trust | Conserving Land and Water
 

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

NEW! IRLT Winter 2020 Landmarks Newsletter
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Bee Mine
Bee Mine
Bee culture is abuzz in Vero Beach. By Chris Fasolino
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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.

Over 900 acres in Indian River County, 8 miles of Lagoon shoreline, 7 acres of fresh water ponds, 2 family-friendly nature preserves open to the public, 370 species of birds, 685 species of fish Your efforts, your dedication, your persistence. Our appreciation, gratitude and thanks.