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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Nature’s Academy Featured in Ranger Rick Magazine!

We are beyond excited to announce that Nature’s Academy has once again been featured in a well-known magazine! The Ranger Rick Magazine Citizen Science Issue hit newsstands and mailboxes in June/July and is now available. This issue focuses on the partnership between our organization and the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). Together, […]

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Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 Giving Challenge!

Looking for a way to get involved in your community? Participate in the 2016 Giving Challenge and join a cause that will directly benefit our students and community! Any donations made to Nature’s Academy will provide an opportunity for students to attend our STEM themed field trips that man not have been able to otherwise. Nature’s […]

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New Photo Series – Everyday Nature

Did you know we are part of nature, every minute iphone 5c remplacement écran of every day? As humans, we often think of ourselves as separate from nature, choosing to interact with it when we travel to a park or preserve. Although some areas are certainly more natural than others, humans can never completely separate […]

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