The Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House was opened with the desire to educate and delight locals and tourists alike through our educational green sea turtle, Captain, and the splendor of the coastal environment in South Florida.Add Marine Environmental Education Center and other attractions to your Hollywood trip itinerary using our Hollywood online journey planner.
The MEEC was fostered from a partnership between Broward County Parks and Recreation and Nova Southeastern University. The facility is located on the historic grounds of the Carpenter House at Hollywood North Beach Park in Hollywood, Florida.
The site features our very own green turtle, as well as an interactive Interpretive Center with displays ranging on topics from sea turtle conservation to marine debris. Additionally, we offer programs for the public on various coastal ecology and sea turtle topics, as well as programming specifically for school groups with a curriculum tailored to the marine sciences.
If you’re ready to meet a turtle and explore the wonders of our South Florida Beach Ecosystems, then Seek the MEEC and head on down to the Carpenter House Marine Environmental Education Center!
Marine Environmental Education Center reviews
This center is located about 1/4 mile north of the Sheridan St. Parking lot. It is in a former home grant to the city in Trust. The center is primarily devoted to the protection of sea turtles but..... more »
During a recent visit to visit our son in college, we wanted to head to Dania Beach. We heard about the Marine Environment Education Center and wanted to check it out. The center itself is small... more »
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