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Soundscape Project Serves As Reminder To Listen To Nature

Soundscape Project Serves As Reminder To Listen To Nature

By Lisa D. Mickey The spring of 2020 may forever be remembered as a season of fear and change when the Corona-19 virus roared across the globe in pandemic fashion and impacted many lives along the way. Businesses and schools closed their doors around the world, which...

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March Volunteer Spotlight: Maia Leibowitz

March Volunteer Spotlight: Maia Leibowitz

If you are ever at the Marine Discovery Center on a Wednesday afternoon, Maia Leibowitz will be the volunteer answering the phone, ringing up purchases and checking in guests for afternoon boat tours. She’s been doing that since 2014, making the native New Yorker one...

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MDC Offers Two New Boat Tours For Up-Close Exploration

MDC Offers Two New Boat Tours For Up-Close Exploration

​Guests on the Marine Discovery Center’s boat tours will enjoy two new offerings this year designed to provide deeper understanding of the diversity of the Indian River Lagoon’s marine species, as well as its challenges.​ The new two-hour boat tours include the...

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MDC March Lecture: Postponed

MDC March Lecture: Postponed

Indian River Legacy19March, 2020When: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:00 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.*This lecture has been postponed, but...

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February Volunteer Spotlight: John Bromley

February Volunteer Spotlight: John Bromley

Youthful beyond his years, Marine Discovery Center volunteer John Bromley is quick to raise his hand to help wherever help is needed. If the kayak team needs help, John is there to serve as a kayak sweep. If there is a need for Brazilian pepper eradication or...

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Winter Birding Tours Offer Citizens Chance To View Migrants

Winter Birding Tours Offer Citizens Chance To View Migrants

The Marine Discovery Center’s Winter Birding Tours give avid and novice birders the opportunity to travel by boat to Disappearing Island during the winter months.  ​Guests on these tours disembark the 40-passenger Discovery Boat at Disappearing Island to explore...

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Plants of Canaveral Is Topic of MDC February Lecture

Plants of Canaveral Is Topic of MDC February Lecture

Plants of Canaveral 20 February, 2020 When: Thursday, February 20, 2020 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. “Plants of Canaveral...

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January Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Nelson

January Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Nelson

Sometimes Chris Nelson looks as if he is auditioning for the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” show when he volunteers at the Marine Discovery Center. If you see Nelson at work, chances are good he’s covered in mud from shoreline restoration, soaking wet from sweat in...

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Winter Birding With MDC Begins In January

Winter Birding With MDC Begins In January

Want to see migratory birds foraging, resting and passing through Central Florida on their way to Arctic nesting grounds? Want to learn more about these species from naturalists and local Audubon members?  Come join us on MDC’s Discovery boat as we head to...

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MDC’s January Lecture Features Right Whales

MDC’s January Lecture Features Right Whales

Right Whales16 January, 2020 When: Thursday, January 16 2020 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 winter months offer the migratory...

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