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Monthly Lecture Series

Qualified staff & guest speakers will share their knowledge about a vast array of topics including plants and animals, water quality, citizen science, local conservation efforts, and much more! 

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ShORE

Join us for ShORE – Sharing Our Research with Everyone – on April 11 where we bring awareness to conservation issues impacting the Lagoon and our community through the sharing of student and professional programs and projects that are making a difference

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stewart jones painting - photo by Betsy McGregor

International Fly Fishing Film Festival

Join Tailer Trash Fly Fishing Podcast for day of fun and fly fishing films on Saturday, March 9 | Proceeds from this event support Marine Discovery Center!

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stewart jones painting - photo by Betsy McGregor

NSB Paint Out

Discover Nature through Art! During this celebration of art and the outdoors, several professionally-acclaimed plein air artists paint outside from dawn through evening at locations in New Smyrna Beach and nearby areas.

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MDC News

News and annoucements from Marine Discovery Center!

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Our Mission:

"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."