December Volunteer Spotlight: Laura Stapleton

December Volunteer Spotlight: Laura Stapleton

  Laura Stapleton brings a new sense of excitement to her role as a volunteer at the Welcome Desk. The native New Yorker rekindled a love of nature that started during her childhood and was sparked again when she moved to New Smyrna Beach. Now in Florida, there...
Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal Your relationship with the Marine Discovery Center and the Indian River Lagoon is personal. As you contemplate your gift to our annual appeal, we hope you are proud.  Together, we’re engaging community for a healthier Indian River Lagoon. For adults, the...
Specialty Boat Tours Ramp Up at MDC

Specialty Boat Tours Ramp Up at MDC

Marine Discovery Center prides itself on offering quality boat and kayak ecotours – led by certified Florida Coastal and Master Naturalists – that introduce locals and visitors to the amazing ecosystem that is the Indian River Lagoon. In addition to our...
November Volunteer Spotlight: Holly Perpall and Cheryl Hood

November Volunteer Spotlight: Holly Perpall and Cheryl Hood

If it requires getting dirty, wet, sweaty or coming nearly face to face with nature, you can count on Marine Discovery Center volunteers Cheryl Hood and Holly Perpall to be right there in the mix. You might even see them in the MDC tent engaging with the public at...
Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture

Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture

Florida’s Wild Turkeys 21 NOVEMBER 2019 When: Thursday, November 21 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169 Cost: FREE The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. Wild turkeys will be...
Free Artists Demonstrations Offered During Plein Air Paint Out

Free Artists Demonstrations Offered During Plein Air Paint Out

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 25, 2019 – A series of free artist demonstrations will be offered to the public during the ninth annual Plein Air Paint Out. Set for Oct. 19-26, the public will have an opportunity to observe top artists at work and to learn artistic...