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Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

The 2019 sea turtle nesting season in Volusia County and Canaveral National Seashore will be the featured topic at the Marine Discovery Center’s October monthly lecture series. Kristen Kneifl, Canaveral National Seashore Chief of Resource Management, Volusia County Sea Turtle Conservation Plan Field Manager Sami McCorkle, and Jaymie Reneker, biologist with Ecological Associates, Inc., will co-present the update on this year’s record nesting season on … Continue reading Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

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Hurricane Expo

Saturday, June 8 from 10 AM – 2 PM @ Volusia County Fairgrounds With hurricane season in full swing as of June 1, it’s time to start planning and preparing your family and your home. Hurricane Expo Prepares Volusia Families for Hurricane Season Volusia County Emergency Management, in cooperation with the Volusia Community Organizations Active in Disaster and the Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will … Continue reading Hurricane Expo

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How To Festival

The second annual How-to Festival is May 4 at Volusia County Libraries Local experts, hobbyists and professionals will share their passions and offer instructions at the Volusia County Public Library How-to Festival at the six regional branches from 11 am to 3 pm Saturday, May 4. Attendees can learn everything from how to create a bouquet of paper flowers, how to attract butterflies and bees into … Continue reading How To Festival

One for the History Books

Dudley Farm Historic State Park, Newberry Photos/Text by Kelsey Walters  Family Activities Near Gainesville Many people think of the Sunshine State as a land of sunburnt tourists, teeming with gators and home to the world’s most famous mouse.  Before Walt Disney settled into Central Florida and made it one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Florida had a lengthy history of war, exploration and … Continue reading One for the History Books

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Turtle Tots

Educational Programs for Toddlers and Preschoolers Children ages 2 to 5 can learn about local marine life through stories, crafts and activities at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. The program is included with general admission or annual membership. Admission:Seniors – $4Adults (13 and over) – $5Youth (3 – 12) – $2Youth 2 and under – free All applicable sales tax is included in … Continue reading Turtle Tots