Vero Beach Magazine - August 2019

Mint Condition

Lakela’s mint is a severely endangered aromatic shrub whose only known habitat is a strip of land about 3 miles long and less than half a mile wide in northern St. Lucie and southern Indian River counties.

Sea Turtles Up Close

On a sunlit day on the Indian River Lagoon, scientists and students from the University of Central Florida’s Marine Turtle Research Group, working along with the Sea Turtle Conservancy, spend some time in field research. For them, the expedition is one day’s work in the midst of ongoing, long-term projects.