Happy Valentine’s Day from the Flock!

What are you passionate about? Here at Nature’s Academy we strive to teach and promote a healthy relationship with our natural world. Though humans do not always realize it, we are a part of nature and it is our duty to conserve our resources in a way that can benefit our future offspring. Holidays, like […]

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Happy New Year!

Nature’s Academy would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. A very special thanks to all of our sponsors, donors, teachers, students, followers and all those that helped to make 2017 another fantastic year for STEM and marine science based education! Our mission is to enhance STEM literacy and foster environmental stewardship through inquiry-driven programs. […]

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Happy Holidays from our Flock to Yours!

Nature’s Academy would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! This time of year makes it easy to focus on decorating our homes, finding perfect gifts for friends and attending holiday gatherings. However, the holiday season is meant to provide the opportunity for people to share time with their loved ones and […]

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Florida Feature: Gopher Tortoise

Have you heard of the gopher tortoise? These land tortoises are native to Florida and are an integral part of many local ecosystems. Gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) are known as a “keystone species,” meaning that their existence is critical for the survival of many other species. Without the gopher tortoise, more than 350 wildlife species […]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Manatee Education Foundation

We are happy to announce that the Manatee Education Foundation will continue to support Nature’s Academy and our work bringing science literacy to Manatee County students! Since 1988, the mission of the Manatee Education Foundation is to provide funding for programs that enhance educational opportunities for students and teachers of the Manatee County School District. […]

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