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September MDC Lecture: Lionfish

September MDC Lecture: Lionfish

Lionfish Are The Topic At MDC’s September Lecture 20   SEPTEMBER, 2018 The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. For more information about the lecture, contact the Marine Discovery Center at 386-428-4828. When: Thursday,...

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Price Goes Up July 16 In MDC’s Buy-A-Brick Campaign

Price Goes Up July 16 In MDC’s Buy-A-Brick Campaign

The price of personalized bricks will go up on Monday, July 16, in the Marine Discovery Center’s Buy-A-Brick Campaign. Construction of an amphitheater is currently underway on the campus of the non-profit organization -- once occupied by the former New Smyrna Beach...

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MDC Hosts Homeschool Summer Camp

MDC Hosts Homeschool Summer Camp

UPDATE: This camp has been cancelled. This year MDC expands its summer camp schedule with the addition of Estuary Explorers: August 13-17.  Planned for the week after Volusia County students go back to school, this camp is perfect for homeschoolers and others whose...

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The State of Water in Volusia County

The State of Water in Volusia County

State of Water in Volusia County 21 June • 2018 When: Thursday, June 21 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. “The State of Water in...

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Come Kayak at MDC!

Come Kayak at MDC!

Get to know the Indian River Lagoon as you paddle on our kayak tours offered by the Marine Discovery Center. You will learn about the estuary and its many inhabitants while paddling with experienced certified naturalists. Kayakers of all ages and ability levels may...

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Gopher Tortoise Halts MDC Construction, Prompts Relocation

Gopher Tortoise Halts MDC Construction, Prompts Relocation

by Lisa D. Mickey The Marine Discovery Center got a little surprise from a burrowing reptile after it had started construction this spring. Executive director Chad Truxall was walking the center’s campus in early April and noticed a hole in the base of what will be...

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May 2018 Lecture Series, Bees & BeeKeepers

May 2018 Lecture Series, Bees & BeeKeepers

Marine Discovery Center Monthly Lecture Series The Journey of Bees and Beekeepers – Understanding Our Partnership With This Amazing Insect When: Thursday, May 17 2018 at 6:00 p.m. (Honey tasting 5:00-6:00 p.m.) Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB,...

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MDC Launches Buy-A-Brick Campaign For New Facilities

MDC Launches Buy-A-Brick Campaign For New Facilities

by Lisa D. Mickey The Marine Discovery Center has launched its Buy-A-Brick Campaign to invite the public to participate in the center’s growth. The non-profit organization will break ground this year on a new amphitheater and is planning for an education center on the...

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Bird Rookery Islands Receive An Assist From MDC Staff

Bird Rookery Islands Receive An Assist From MDC Staff

By Lisa D. Mickey MDC Staffers Charity, Wendy, Lois, and Lisa help clean the rookery island in February I reached above my head through the mangrove trees for the lifeless brown pelican hanging in the limbs of the bird rookery island. The beautiful bird was still soft...

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MDC Expands Summer Camp Programs With New Additions

MDC Expands Summer Camp Programs With New Additions

by Lisa D. Mickey News Release The Marine Discovery Center will offer three new camp programs this summer, adding a camp for homeschooled students, as well as six sessions of new two-day camps. Joining a summer schedule that includes 28 different camps for youngsters...

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