county-wide businesses who provide nature-based and cultural-heritage tourism activities, and partnering with organizations that provide support to these providers, facilitates a broader reach of information to visitors to Florida’s Space Coast.
of the annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival. The festival is recognized as the largest such event in the United States. It has become a premier national and international destination for birding, wildlife watching and nature-based activities.
with implementation of local initiatives of special significance for nature-based education programs of many types and sizes, including Environmentally Endangered Lands Sanctuaries and other properties, to increase awareness of Brevard County’s natural resources.
The Brevard Nature Alliance (BNA) is a voluntary group of individuals and organizations associated for the purpose of raising the awareness of citizens and visitors to the value and importance of the natural resources of Brevard County, Florida. We are dedicated to serving our community through educational outreach, environmental program development, strategic planning, and the sharing of information and expertise with all interested parties.
Discover why Florida’s Space Coast is your launch pad to incredible nature-based experiences. The Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival features world class photographers, field trips, workshops and presentations.
BNA Directors as of October 2017
Back row: Holly Abeels, Barb Eager (Executive Director), Bob Day, Bart Gaetjens, Vince Lamb, Sean Koch, Ross Hinkle
Middle row: Cathy Allen, Michelle Baker, Nancy Allen, Sue Carlson
Front row: Laurilee Thompson, Ann Birch, Virginia Baker
Not pictured: Bob Musser, Charles Venuto