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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Learn About Solar Energy!

Learn About Solar Energy!

This week you'll have two chances to warm up to the idea of solar energy.      Volusia County Solar Co-op Info Session Stetson University Lynn Business Center Wednesday, September 20 6-8 pm MDC is proud to be a sponsor of the new Volusia County Solar Co-op! Neighbors...

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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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Osprey Nesting Platform At MDC

Osprey Nesting Platform At MDC

osprey nesting platform 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...

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Discovery Island

Discovery Island

By Lisa D. Mickey Visiting Discovery Island will give youngsters in the Marine Discovery Center’s summer camps and educational programs a sense of being far, far away, yet just around the corner. The island is actually an old spoil island created as a...

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