The ecology of this area is extremely important. The Experimental Oculina Research Reserve protects the nearby Oculina Banks, a reef of ivory bush coral off the coast of Fort Pierce. In 1984, nearly 100 square-nautical-miles of the reef was designated the "Oculina Habitat Area of Particular Concern". It shares its history with several other Florida forts, dating back to the Second Seminole War.
Initially the Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts, the school was rebranded and reintroduced as the Creative Arts Academy of St Lucie West with a newly renovated facility. CAST is a K-8 magnet school that offers a variety of academic programs for several grade types, including the Cambridge Primary program that promotes pre-collegiate skills. There are also several art departments for children to explore and express their individuality and creativity, like musical theatre and media arts.
Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is a beautiful park with a half-mile beach where citizens can surf, snorkel, swim, or scuba-dive. Fishing, picnicking, sight-seeing, and bicycling are other common activities.
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Indian River State College's main campus is located in Fort Pierce, but it also has campuses in Stuart, Okeechobee, Port St Lucie, and Vero Beach. It offers over one hundred programs with two and four year degree options, as well as technical certificates, applied technology diplomas, and career training programs. There are opportunities in study abroad, honors, and visual and performing arts that enrich IRSC's learning experience.
A brewing company in Islamorada with a second location in Fort Pierce with a fairly large distribution radius for its size, reaching the majority of the state of Florida. With a lot of Florida-inspired brews filling their chalkboard menu, it is a great place to unwind and relax as the locals do in their homey taproom located right off of highway 1.
Lincoln Park Academy is a grade 6-12 academic magnet school awarded an "A" average since 2002. LPA offers a Project Lead the Way Engineering program and Adobe certification program, as well as athletics and fine arts programs that perform in the highest levels of the state.
The Manatee Observation and Education Center is a waterfront environmental education and wildlife viewing center located on Florida's east coast in beautiful downtown Fort Pierce. Offering education programs to teach and educate about our beloved Manatees with hands-on exhibits, events, an observation walkway and tower and boat tours.
The National Navy Seal Museum in Fort Pierce is the only museum in the United States that is dedicated to preserving the history and heroic attributes of the Navy SEALs. Starting with their creation to what they continue to do today, there is a vast amount of information to be learned through the artifacts and exhibits here. With old uniforms, both land and sea equipment, and hanging exhibits, this is a history lesson for those who love learning about the American military. Come check out where the Navy SEALs started and what they continue to do for the country.
Sailfish Brewing Company is a Fort Pierce brewing company committed to using the freshest local ingredients to provide patrons with the best beer possible. With an extensive list of Florida fishing-inspired beers from a variety of styles as well as homemade pizzas, flat breads, and appetizers, Sailfish has a lot to offer. Their selections are great for drinking under the Florida sun, and with a wide range of distribution, that act is very possible.
Founded in 1970, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy is a nationally accredited college preparatory Pre-K through 12 school located in historic downtown Ft. Pierce with a rich tradition of academic success.