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NCBS meeting spaces available by request

UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station is proud to offer enriching spaces at our facility in Cedar Key for successful conferences, courses, meetings, and events. We strive to create an atmosphere conducive to learning, growth and collaboration and at the same time to provide visitors with a serene experience on the Gulf coast, emphasizing the importance of natural resources to our lives.

About the locations

Conference Room

Located on the second floor, the conference room is ideal for Groups of up to 10 people.


  • Adjacent kitchenette
  • Small fridge
  • Microwave
  • Standard coffee maker
  • Virtual meeting capabilities


The third floor classroom of the NCBS building is now fully operational. Funding for this project included a contribution from the Levy County RESTORE Act funding, which finalized the aquarium and the third floor of the NCBS building. This facility is available for rent to the public for science-focused meetings and seminars.


  • Virtual meeting capabilities (two cameras, overhead speakers)
  • Microphone and podium
  • Kitchen with a full refrigerator
  • Warming oven
  • Small ice maker
  • Commercial coffee maker and thermal dispensers
  • Barn door opening to the classroom for events


Ideal for Groups with more than 10 people. Total Capacity: 48

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