Indian River Land Trust

  • Vero Beach, FL, USA

Organizational Overview

First established in 1990 to save McKee Botanical Garden, in 2009 the Indian River Land Trust began working to protect the Land that Protects the Lagoon.   The Land Trust promotes the conservation of the Indian River Lagoon  for  the  residents  of  Indian  River  County  by  preserving  habitat,  protecting  the  scenic  waterfront  and providing access for public recreation and education.


The mission of the Indian River Land Trust is to promote the preservation, conservation and improvement of natural resources and special places in Indian River County, Florida for the benefit of the general public and future generations.  Protected land provides important public benefits including the opportunity for residents to learn about and enjoy the natural environment and take advantage of our protected waterways to enjoy boating, fishing, and an abundant marine life.