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MDC Archery Program Takes Its Final Bow

MDC Archery Program Takes Its Final Bow

We are sad to report that Marine Discovery Center will be ending our archery program after this Summer 2019 season.We're offering campers one last chance to try their hand at a bow and arrow at MDC during our half-day and three-day archery summer camps. Our education...

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MDC June Public Lecture Discusses Fertilizer Ordinance

MDC June Public Lecture Discusses Fertilizer Ordinance

Fertilizer, Nutrients, & Composting 20 JUNE, 2019 When: Thursday, June 20 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. Volusia County...

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MDC’s May Public Lecture Features Horseshoe Crabs

MDC’s May Public Lecture Features Horseshoe Crabs

Horseshoe Crabs 16 May, 2019 When: Thursday, May 16 2019 at 6:00 p.m.Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169Cost: FREEThe lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. Horseshoe crabs, one of the oldest organisms...

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McKenna’s Place Holds MDC Scholarship Program Fundraiser

McKenna’s Place Holds MDC Scholarship Program Fundraiser

McKenna’s Place in New Smyrna Beach plans to hold a fundraising event for the Marine Discovery Center on May 13.The restaurant, located at 1443 S. Dixie Freeway, holds a special event each Monday from 5-9 p.m., in which it donates 10 percent of all dinner sales to a...

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MDC April Lecture Focuses on Bottlenose Dolphins

MDC April Lecture Focuses on Bottlenose Dolphins

Bottlenose Dolphins of the Indian River Lagoon 18 April, 2019 When: Thursday, April 18 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....

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Lagoonacy Hosted By Marine Discovery Center For Sixth Year

Lagoonacy Hosted By Marine Discovery Center For Sixth Year

by Lisa D. Mickey Lagoonacy, the annual fun-filled fund-raising festival for the Marine Discovery Center, will take place for the sixth year on Saturday, April 13. A celebration of the Indian River Lagoon, the event will once again offer a variety of activities and...

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Bird Rookery Islands Cleaned and Ready For Nesting Season

Bird Rookery Islands Cleaned and Ready For Nesting Season

By Lisa D. Mickey Just as it’s an annual rite of spring for the wading birds to begin displaying their breeding plumage on the rookery islands here in New Smyrna Beach, another annual occurrence is a task designed to benefit these amazing creatures. That task has...

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MDC March Lecture Looks At Native Coastal People

MDC March Lecture Looks At Native Coastal People

Living Off the Water: A Look at Florida’s Native Coastal Peoples 21 March, 2019 When: Thursday, March 21 2019 at 6:30 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...

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Take a Boat Tour with MDC!

Take a Boat Tour with MDC!

Get to know the Indian River Lagoon with the many boat ecotours offered by the Marine Discovery Center! You're sure to encounter an array of wildlife including dolphins, manatees (seasonal), turtles, fish, and a wide variety of birds while cruising on our comfortable...

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Endangered Sawfish Is MDC’s February Lecture Topic

Endangered Sawfish Is MDC’s February Lecture Topic

Sawfish of Florida: Past, Present, & Future21February, 2019When: Thursday, February 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...

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