Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

MDC Annual Appeal Celebrating 20 years of discovery Because of you, the Marine Discovery Center is celebrating 20 years of community engagement through exploration, conservation and education. Together we’ve restored living shorelines, counted horseshoe crabs,...

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Support MDC This Holiday Season

Support MDC This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for giving, sharing, and helping out the community. Supporting a non-profit like Marine Discovery Center this time of year is a great way to do all of those things!  Here’s a guide on how to spread winter cheer to your loved ones while boosting...

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MDC 20th Anniversary Celebration

MDC 20th Anniversary Celebration

8 DECEMBER, 2017 Bring your friends and family as we showcase the past, present, and future of MDC.  Meet some of the important folks that started MDC way back in the late 90's and those that continue to be involved today. Beginning at 6:30 MDC will host an open house...

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BCU Grad Student Has Helped Public Explore MDC Marsh

BCU Grad Student Has Helped Public Explore MDC Marsh

by Lisa D. Mickey If you have taken a Living Shoreline Guided Tour to the salt marsh at the Marine Discovery Center this year, chances are likely graduate student Andrea Orozco led your tour. Orozco has been leading free walking tours around the restored salt marsh...

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Otter Spotting, Mini-Drones, & Yoga!

Otter Spotting, Mini-Drones, & Yoga!

October at MDC brings two unique events hosted by some of our favorite community partners! Both of these events are FREE and open to the public; no RSVP is required. You "Otter" Be a Citizen Scientist Calling all nature lovers and photographers: On Thursday, October...

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Save Your Applause For The Scientists

Save Your Applause For The Scientists

By Lisa D. Mickey I admit it. I’m as guilty as anyone else when it comes to admiring top sports teams and appreciating the skills of world-ranked athletes. I love seeing them work together as a team to win championships or close games. And I enjoy watching...

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UPDATE: MDC & Hurricane Irma

UPDATE: MDC & Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12: MDC staff spent the morning cleaning up the center from blown-in water, monitoring tanks and checking for any issues, putting furniture and kayaks back, and generally making sure things are ok. We had some minor damage to outside structures...

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MDC To Benefit From New Smyrna Beach Paint Out

MDC To Benefit From New Smyrna Beach Paint Out

by Lisa D. Mickey The Marine Discovery Center, along with Friends of Canaveral, will benefit from this year’s New Smyrna Beach Paint Out. In its seventh year in the New Smyrna Beach area, the Paint Out, formerly known as “Canaveral Seashore Plein Air Paint Out,” will...

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