EPA recognizes Nature's Academy project


BRADENTON -- Nature's Academy, 3655 Cortez Road, has won a third-place 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Youth Environmental Education category from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award, part of the EPA's Gulf of Mexico Program, recognized Nature's Academy's Island Adventures Project, which has provided field trips focusing on barrier island ecology and estuary conservation for more than 4,700 local fifth-grade students since 2009.

Nature's Academy, a non-profit 501(c)3 environmental education company, states its mission is "to educate individuals about the complexity of Earth's ecosystems and inspire them to become better stewards of our limited resources." For more information, call 941-538-6829 or go to info@naturesacademy.org.

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