21st Anniversary Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

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Butterfly Survey

View a photo presentation to learn how to identify butterflies. Then, participate in a butterfly survey to collect data for the North American Butterfly Count and Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network. Bring water, snacks, insect repellent and wear closed shoes and long pants. Meet in the auditorium in the visitor center. For more information please call… [Continue Reading]

Fire Program

Join a ranger to learn about fire ecology and prescribed burning on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its vital role in maintaining habitat for local flora and fauna. For more information please call (321) 861- 0669.

Eagle Program

Enjoy a photo presentation about the American Bald Eagle, and learn the life history of our National Bird. Held in the auditorium of the visitor center. For more information please call (321) 861-0669.

Fire Program

Join a ranger to learn about fire ecology and prescribed burning on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its vital role in maintaining habitat for local flora and fauna. For more information please call (321) 861- 0669.

Fire Program

Join a ranger to learn about fire ecology and prescribed burning on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its vital role in maintaining habitat for local flora and fauna. For more information please call (321) 861- 0669.

Butterfly Survey

View a photo presentation to learn how to identify butterflies. Then, participate in a butterfly survey to collect data for the North American Butterfly Count and Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network. Bring water, snacks, insect repellent and wear closed shoes and long pants. Meet in the auditorium in the visitor center. For more information please call… [Continue Reading]

Fire Program

Join a ranger to learn about fire ecology and prescribed burning on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its vital role in maintaining habitat for local flora and fauna. For more information please call (321) 861- 0669.

Guided Boardwalk Hike

Join us for a guided tour of the 1/4 mile boardwalk hike around the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center to learn about the local flora, fauna and history of the area. For more information please call (321) 861- 0669.

Program: Hawk Talk

Join us to learn about the various types of hawks found on our refuge. You’ll learn how to identify the different types of hawks, such as the Cooper’s Hawk and the Red-Shouldered Hawk. Held in the auditorium of the visitor center.