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Outdoor Education Field Reports & News

Watershed Game Seminar and Kayak Excursion!

Nature’s Academy, along with University of Minnesota Extension and the Environmental Protection Agency, is bringing the free Watershed Game Seminar to the Greater Tampa Bay Area! The Game is a hands-on board game that puts players in charge of achieving clean water goals within a watershed. They learn the benefits of healthy watersheds and strategies […]

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Join the Flock – New Education Specialist Position

Nature’s Academy is hiring! To meet our growing organization, we are happy to offer a new Education Specialist position. As Nature’s Academy has worked hard to become a leading force in marine science and conservation, we are looking for a dedicated person to join our flock. If you love science, the outdoors, education, and people, […]

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Florida Feature – The Great Manatee Migration

Late fall marks the cross-country journey of our favorite sea cow! Manatees migrate from hundreds of miles away to use a unique feature of Florida’s spring systems that’s responsible for their survival. While appearing fat, manatees lack a thick blubber layer that protects its marine mammal cousins such as bottlenose dolphins from the cold. Manatees […]

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STEM Solutions – “Tremor-proof cup for Parkinson’s patients”

As researchers flock to STEM, we as a society increase our ability to positively impact the lives of those living with disabilities. Mileha Soneji is one innovator seeking solutions for the 10 million people worldwide that suffer from Parkinson’s disease. She’s seen first-hand how Parkinson’s affects her uncle, leaving him unable to enjoy something as […]

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Sponsor Spotlight – The Garrett A. Turner Foundation Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation

Nature’s Academy aims to enhance STEM literacy and to foster environmental stewardship within our community and beyond. Our STEM Literacy Project in Manatee County would not be possible without the generous support of our local supporters like the Garrett A. Turner Foundation Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation! This new partnership will create opportunities for […]

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