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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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January Lecture Looks At Future Of North Atlantic Right Whales

January Lecture Looks At Future Of North Atlantic Right Whales

Right Whales17January, 2019When: Thursday, January 17 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.The endangered North Atlantic Right Whale...

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35 Days of Love for the Lagoon

35 Days of Love for the Lagoon

35 Days of Love for the Lagoon We all remember the first time watching the bright rays of the sun reach above the horizon to welcome a new day.  Or maybe it’s the first time floating on a boat at twilight while the ripples lap against the hull and the sound of a...

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Annual Paint Out Event To Benefit Marine Discovery Center

Annual Paint Out Event To Benefit Marine Discovery Center

by Lisa D. Mickey NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 21, 2018 – The annual Plein Air Paint Out brings nationally recognized artists to New Smyrna Beach each year to create outdoor paintings from dawn to dusk over a span of a week. This year’s eighth annual event will be...

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‘Sea Junk Scientist’ Keynote Speaker at Sh.O.R.E. Symposium

‘Sea Junk Scientist’ Keynote Speaker at Sh.O.R.E. Symposium

by Lisa D. MickeyNews Release NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2018 – The fourth annual Sh.O.R.E. Symposium will once again give the public an opportunity to learn more about current issues and research relating to the Indian River Lagoon. Co-presented by the Marine...

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MDC Amphitheater Project Nearing Completion

MDC Amphitheater Project Nearing Completion

by Lisa D. MickeyThe sod is down, the frame is up, and MDC’s new amphitheater is set for completion later this month.The thought of adding one more piece of the plan to the center’s overall vision has executive director Chad Truxall optimistic about the future. “There...

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Public Lecture: Coastal Shoreline Surveys

Public Lecture: Coastal Shoreline Surveys

Coastal Shoreline Surveys 15 November, 2018 When: Thursday, November 15 2018 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. Dr. Melinda Donnelly of...

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Little Theatre Fundraiser for MDC

Little Theatre Fundraiser for MDC

The Little Theatre is hosting a fundraiser for MDC this Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 pm! Come out and support our community theater AND our mission to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon at the PREVIEW showing of the play I'll Be Back Before Midnight. Tickets...

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City of NSB Voter Information: Turnbull Creek

City of NSB Voter Information: Turnbull Creek

Disclaimer: This is for public information only and does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Marine Discovery Center. On the 2018 general election ballot this November 6th, voters in New Smyrna Beach will be asked to vote on whether to...

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