The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 3-5 years. Adults will accompany their children to the program. Activities may include examinations of species both skeletal and alive, arts and crafts, stories, audio visual presentations, and games.
Saturdays on the Marsh
Learn how to bring fun & sustainable conservation practices into your own home! These workshops are suitable for all age groups and are geared toward families/households.
Mondays with Wild About Birds
Join us on a select Monday of each month to learn about the interesting world of owls. Gina Holt, founder of Wild About Birds, Inc., will be at Marine Discovery Center for a 30 minute program featuring the two owls that she cares for during which she’ll give attendees a closer look at the life of owls, their role in nature, and the threats they face.
Whether you have retired and moved into our coastal community and want to learn about the new flora and fauna around you, or whether you have lived in Florida for many years and simply want to learn more about what you can do to protect and conserve the Indian River Lagoon, MDC hopes to help young-at-heart, lifelong learnings have fun in a unique educational exploration. Open to participants aged 18+.
Florida Master Naturalist Program
The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors. Open to participants aged 18+.
"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."