June Online Public Lecture Discusses Blacktip Sharks

June Online Public Lecture Discusses Blacktip Sharks

Blacktip Sharks 18 June, 2020 When: Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | registration info coming soon New Smyrna Beach is often called the “shark-bite capital of the world” because surfers frequently encounter sharks while...
MDC Presents Cinema Under the Stars in Your Cars

MDC Presents Cinema Under the Stars in Your Cars

Bring your loved ones, park your car, and get ready for a night of family fun!! MDC will be hosting Cinema Under The Stars In Your Cars on Friday May 29th! Our feature film will be Dolphin Tale, the story of Winter the dolphin who lost her real tail and gained a...
Online May Public Lecture Features MDC Bird Walks

Online May Public Lecture Features MDC Bird Walks

Bird Walks at MDC 21 May, 2020 When: Thursday, May 21st at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | register online Avian enthusiast Don Chalfant has led bird walks with the public during the winter months for 12 years and will discuss this year’s...
Florida Master Naturalist Program Class Goes Completely Online

Florida Master Naturalist Program Class Goes Completely Online

by Lisa D. Mickey COVID-19 changed many things when it swept through North America this spring. At the Marine Discovery Center, the threat of the virus closed the doors, canceled eco-tours, educational programs, public lectures and threatened to cancel or alter MDC’s...
A Chat With Chad: Stepping Outdoors Can Ease Tensions of Pandemic

A Chat With Chad: Stepping Outdoors Can Ease Tensions of Pandemic

​Chad Truxall believes that heading outdoors for some fresh air and cautious activity during this time of social distancing has helped ease the tension most Americans have experienced during the Corona-19 virus pandemic. Even if it’s only to sit in the backyard, walk...
April Volunteer Spotlight: MaryAnne West

April Volunteer Spotlight: MaryAnne West

MaryAnne West is that happy-faced volunteer you might find baiting hooks for kids in summer fishing camps or encouraging youngsters on the 203 stairsteps winding up the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse during camp and education outings. You might even see her working at the...