Field Reports & News

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Florida Feature – Florida Panther breeding has begun!

One of the most well-known species throughout Florida is the Florida panther or Felis concolor coryi. These large felines were voted as Florida’s state animal in 1982 by students throughout the state. Sadly, these panthers have been on the endangered species list since 1967 with no signs of population increases. The future of these large […]

Read More

Supporting Positive Change!

Nature’s Academy would like to recognize some of our partner organizations for their continued support in empowering our students and local community. With their generous donations, we have impacted more than 55,000 students from 41 different states. We are pleased to announce that one of our grants will be used to purchase new e-assessment systems […]

Read More

Learning Through Nature

Field trips are an exciting time of the school year for students. While they offer a fun break from the norm, they also provide many educational and health benefits when those field trips involve nature. Studies show that children should be introduced to nature in their early years. Exposure to nature benefits students mentally, physically, […]

Read More