Florida Feature – Coral Spawning and the Full Moon!

With all the excitement of summer ending and the new school year beginning, let’s discuss a natural phenomenon occurring within our oceans. Coral spawning is a synchronized event where various colonies and species of corals release their gametes at the same time. Scientists are not sure what causes coral spawning, but they believe lunar cycles […]

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Marine Debris: The Growing Issue

Marine debris is a huge issue plaguing our world today. Marine debris describes any manmade material that enters our waterways and impacts the surrounding environments. Eighty percent of the litter that is found in our oceans originates from land. Join us in uncovering the truth behind marine debris and what we can do to be […]

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Total Solar Eclipse!

When was the last time you stopped and gazed at the stars? Well, now is your chance to witness a miracle of nature. Join us in celebrating the Great American Solar Eclipse. On August 21st, a solar eclipse will be visible across the contiguous United States for the first time since 1979. Solar eclipses occur […]

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2017 National Wetlands Award Winner: Dana Pounds!

Nature’s Academy is proud to announce that Dana Pounds, our Executive Director, has been selected to receive the Education and Outreach award for the 2017 National Wetlands Awards! The National Wetlands Awards are presented annually to finalists who have excelled in wetlands restoration, protection, and education. The goal is to promote and support those that […]

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Celebrate Earth Day April 22!

It is another Earth Day here at Nature’s Academy and we are happy to be celebrating it with you! Earth Day is a traditional American holiday that began in 1970. Its purpose was to encourage the appreciation of our Earth in light of the Industrial Revolution. Encouraging good environmental stewardship in Florida and working to better […]

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