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Guided hike this Saturday!

Spots are available on our guided hike this weekend. On the first Saturday of every month, from 8:30-10:30 a.m., visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula. You will also learn about the natural biodiversity of the reserve during a guided hike. Hear about the peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history, including [...]

January 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Guided hike this Saturday!

Happy New Year from GTM Research Reserve!

We wish you a Happy New Year 2017! From all of us at GTM Research Reserve, we hope you have a happy, healthy and memorable 2017! We look forward to you and your family spending some time with us at one of our activities like hiking, biking or horseback riding our trails, family seining or visiting [...]

December 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Happy New Year from GTM Research Reserve!

Our Winter Newsletter Has Arrived!

Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy our Newsletter! The Winter edition of our quarterly newsletter is here. "The Estuary Examiner" is filled with articles and information about GTM Research Reserve's education, research and stewardship programs and events. Make sure to read it for updates about current research and upcoming events. Click here to check out [...]

December 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Our Winter Newsletter Has Arrived!

River-to-Sea Trail Walk this Wednesday!

Space is available on our guided trail walk! Join a free, guided hike and take a walk in the wild! Enjoy stepping back into the ancient Florida woods along the Marineland River-to-Sea Preserve Trail. Your seasoned GTM Research Reserve guide will point out the indigenous plants along the trail and tell you how Native Americans once [...]

December 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on River-to-Sea Trail Walk this Wednesday!

Marineland Lecture Series

Florida Microplastics Awareness Project GTM Research Reserve, in collaboration with Marineland Dolphin Adventure, invites the public to a free lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 10-11 am. Learn about Florida Microplastics Awareness Project from Maia McGuire, Ph.D. Microplastics found on Marineland Beach The Florida Microplastic Awareness Project (FMAP) is a citizen-science project that was funded in 2015 [...]

December 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture Series

Hike the Trails for the Holidays!

The holiday season is a great time to bring the family and out-of-town guests to the GTM Research Reserve in Ponte Vedra Beach or the town of Marineland to hike the trails. Encompassing almost 74,000 acres of estuary and uplands, the reserve offers nearly 10 miles of trails for walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, dog walking, nature viewing and picnicking. Horses and leashed [...]

December 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Hike the Trails for the Holidays!

NEERds on the Water December Blog Post

Check out the latest blog post from our NEERds: NERRds on the Water! Read about the Reserve's System-Wide Monitoring Program technician and NEERd, Silas Tanner, who recently graduated from the University of North Florida. His senior seminar project, conducted through GTM Research Reserve, involved the impacts of oyster harvesting on shell availability for larval settlement. Click here [...]

December 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on NEERds on the Water December Blog Post

Family Seining this Saturday!

Spots are available for our popular family event. If you are looking for a way to get the family out of the house and into the great outdoors this weekend, join our family seining program at GTM Research Reserve! The weather is set to be brisk and sunny, perfect for exploring the activity of creatures [...]

December 9th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Family Seining this Saturday!

Support GTM Research Reserve by Shopping at AmazonSmile.

Did you know you can help support the causes you love, just by shopping? Just in time for the holiday season, you can help raise funds for the stewardship and research programs at GTM Research Reserve when shopping for your loved ones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price to your selected [...]

December 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Support GTM Research Reserve by Shopping at AmazonSmile.

Marineland Beach Walk this Thursday!

Spots are available, so come hike the beach with us! Every beach has its own story to tell. On Thursday, Dec. 8 from 9:00-10:30 am, take a guided exploration hike at Marineland beach and discover the environment in an entirely new way. An interpretive guide will provide information about everything from shore birds to coquina rocks, and [...]

December 6th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk this Thursday!