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Education

Coastal Naturalist dates are set!

Aug 25th, 2016 | Category: Education, MDC News
Coastal Naturalist dates are set!

The Florida Master Naturalist Program presented by Florida Master Naturalist – Coastal Systems Module Day 1 Friday, October 7, 2016 Day 2 Friday, October 14, 2016 Day 3 Friday, October 21, 2016 Day 4 Friday, October 28, 2016 Day 5 Friday, November 4, 2016 Day 6 Friday, November 11, 2016 ~ Daily from 9AM-4PM ~….

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Osprey Nesting Platform At MDC

Apr 20th, 2015 | Category: Announcements, Coastal Corner, Education, MDC News
Osprey Nesting Platform At MDC

Coastal Naturalist Students Build Osprey Nesting Platform At MDC by Lisa D. Mickey Tom Draus and Susan Fetter experienced the usual dilemma of students enrolled in Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) classes: What would be their required project? Both were enrolled in the FMNP Coastal Naturalist class at the Marine Discovery Center (MDC) in New….

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Migrating Birds, MDC December Lecture Series

Nov 28th, 2014 | Category: Education, Lecture Series, MDC News
Migrating Birds, MDC December Lecture Series

Michael Brothers, Director of the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet, Fla., will lead this lecture about a pelagic birding tour that he took this past May. 40 stalwart explorers and our leaders struck off at 3:00 a.m. for our May 18 pelagic trip. It was a tough trip with the high seas and the….

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Camp Scholarship News

Jul 15th, 2012 | Category: Announcements, Camp, Education
Camp Scholarship News

A note from our Managing Director Summer camp is in full swing! We have served nearly 7000 children a year since 2001 with hands-on, feet-wet education programs. The demand is growing and so is the hope for scholarships. Each year we provide camp and field trip scholarships for individuals and K-12 schools that could not….

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