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Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Estuary Week I

WHO: The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve or GTM Research Reserve, a living laboratory and coastal recreation area! WHAT (Day Camps) - Week II's are extensions of Week I's. Campers do not need to attend Week I in order to know what's going on during Week II. The lessons and activities (for the most part) will [...]

June 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Estuary Week I

Afternoon Insight: The Bees Are Back!

Join us at the GTM Research Reserve's Visitor Center auditorium where the University of Florida's education staff will share what they learned about area bee species, in a collaborative study with GTM Research Reserve. Afterwards, there will be a walk in the native plant garden, free pollinator seeds, honey and native flowers for sale and a [...]

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Afternoon Insight: The Bees Are Back!

Marineland Beach Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Join us for the Marineland Beach Walk. See the changes wrought by recent hurricanes. Every beach has its own story to tell. Why is the sand fine or coarse and how did it get its color? Which shells landed on this beach? Are there any shark’s teeth? Get to [...]

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Ocean Week I

WHO: The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve or GTM Research Reserve, a living laboratory and coastal recreation area! WHAT (Day Camps)- Week II's are extensions of Week I's. Campers do not need to attend Week I in order to know what's going on during Week II. The lessons and activities (for the most part) will [...]

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Ocean Week I

Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Overnight Conservation Camp (13-15yr)

WHO: The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve or GTM Research Reserve, a living laboratory and coastal recreation area! WHAT (Overnight Camp) Age group: 13-15 year old, Click the link to see the Parent Booklet (note this is a live document and the agenda will alter as needed) - https://goo.gl/ayGCCb. The overnight camp experience (June 4-8, 2018): Campers will [...]

June 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Adventures in the Estuary Summer Camp – Overnight Conservation Camp (13-15yr)

Volunteer Orientation

On the first Friday of every month from 10-11:30 am, the GTM Research Reserve offers an introduction to the Volunteer program for those who sign up. You’ll learn about the background and history of the reserve, volunteer opportunities available to you, volunteer expectations and benefits, and tour the Environmental Education Center. For more information, email Shannon Rininger, volunteer coordinator, [...]

June 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Volunteer Orientation

Marineland Lecture – May 2018

Registration and Important Notice CLICK HERE to RSVP for the May 15th Marineland Lecture. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the gift shop so that we can escort you to the classroom. If you attend the lecture, you'll also receive free admission to Marineland to enjoy the park afterwards. What to Expect This program is one of an ongoing lecture [...]

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture – May 2018

Volunteer Orientation

On the first Friday of every month from 10-11:30 am, the GTM Research Reserve offers an introduction to the Volunteer program for those who sign up. You’ll learn about the background and history of the reserve, volunteer opportunities available to you, volunteer expectations and benefits, and tour the Environmental Education Center. For more information, email Shannon Rininger, volunteer coordinator, [...]

May 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Volunteer Orientation

Afternoon Insight: Mushrooms

On themed educational months (February, April, June and October) from 3-4 p.m., visitors can learn about plant and animal life found in estuarine habitats. Get a closer look at a new topic each of these themed months, led by our knowledgeable volunteer docents, as well as researchers and members of environmental organizations. Join us in [...]

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Afternoon Insight: Mushrooms

Marineland River-To-Sea Preserve Trail Walk

Join us on Wednesday, April 25, from 9-10:30 am, for the guided trail walk at the River-to-Sea Preserve. See the changes wrought by Hurricane Irma. Then, step into the ancient Florida coastal woodlands along the preserve trail and learn how Native Americans once thrived there on nature’s bounty. Your GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide will [...]

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland River-To-Sea Preserve Trail Walk