The Gillespie Museum welcomes environmental educator and photographer Dustin Angell of Archbold Biological Research Station, who will discuss his portraits and documentary work of Florida ecologists, and offer tips on how others can participate in the conservation photography movement in …

Opening and Gallery Talk: Florida Stewards Thursday, Jan. 16, 6 – 8 p.m. Read more »

Date: Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Gillespie Museum: 234 E. Michigan Ave. As part of Stetson’s Homecoming Weekend festivities and in celebration of the Gillespie Museum’s 61-year anniversary, visitors and young scientists are invited to learn about mineral …

Science Saturday: Homecoming Open House and Mineral Swap Read more »

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, at noon, Jason Evans, associate professor of Environmental Science and Studies at Stetson University, will speak in the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series at Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. The lecture series, taking place at …

Livestreaming of Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series, Tuesday Read more »

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Florida naturalist John Serrao will be discussing “Our Amazing Arachnids …” “People are fascinated by spiders, scorpions and other arachnids, but not always in a positive way,” explained Serrao. “My slide program …

Science Cafe at Gillespie Museum: Our Amazing Arachnids Read more »

The Gillespie Museum, along with Environmental Science and Studies, will host a pizza lunch with Jonathan D. Arthur, PhD, P.G., the State Geologist of Florida and director of the Florida Geological Survey, who will discuss opportunities at the Florida State …

Meet the Florida State Geologist: Lunch with Jon Arthur on Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Read more »

At the Gillespie Museum on Friday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.: Barbara Bad Elk, a Dakota from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba, Canada, will talk about being is one of 20,000 Indigenous children taken during the era coined the “Sixties …

Surviving the Sixties Scoop in Canada: A Conversation with Barbara Bad Elk and Samantha Elk Read more »

At the Gillespie Museum on Friday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.: Barbara Bad Elk, a Dakota from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba, Canada, talks about being one of 20,000 Indigenous children taken during the era coined the “Sixties Scoop,” a …

Surviving the Sixties Scoop in Canada: A Conversation with Barbara Bad Elk and Samantha Elk Read more »

The Gillespie Museum, along with Environmental Science and Studies, will host a pizza lunch with Jonathan D. Arthur, PhD, P.G., the State Geologist of Florida and director of the Florida Geological Survey, who will discuss opportunities at the Florida State …

Meet the Florida State Geologist: Lunch with Jon Arthur, Oct. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Read more »

Benjamin Tanner, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science and studies at Stetson and the focus area leader for climate adaptation at the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, will discuss his recent research during his presentation “Environmental Change in Florida’s …

Science Café: Environmental Change in Florida’s Springs and Sinks, Thursday, April 25, at Gillespie Museum Read more »

We’re adding new longleaf pines (Pinus palustris) to the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem at the Rinker Environmental Learning Center/Gillespie Museum on Friday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Join in this urban restoration of a longleaf pine ecosystem: Eleven trees to plant …

Workday at the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, Friday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Read more »

The Gillespie Museum will host environmental educator and photographer Dustin Angell of Archbold Research Station, Venus, Florida, this week. On Thursday, March 14, 7-8:30 p.m., he will be the guest at the Science Café: Conservation Photography. He will share his …

Two Opportunities to Discuss Conservation Photography with Dustin Angell, Archbold Research Station Read more »

The opening of a new exhibit, Florida’s Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral, offers several opportunities to the campus and community. This new exhibit features the personal collection of Thomas Scott, Ph.D., P.G., emeritus assistant state geologist of the …

Opening of ‘Florida’s Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral’ Read more »

It’s Wildflower Wednesday. We invite you to join us for a seed-collecting workday on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:30-4 p.m., at the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, a longleaf pine micro-restoration located behind the RELC, adjacent to the Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan, DeLand. While you’re …

Seed Collecting Workday in the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, Gillespie Museum Read more »