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Marineland Lecture – Oysters as filters in the estuary and one method used to assess the health of oyster reefs

Registration and Important Notice CLICK HERE to RSVP for the October 17th Marineland Lecture. Registration for Tuesday, November 21, 2017 begins Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. 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 [...]

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture – Oysters as filters in the estuary and one method used to assess the health of oyster reefs

Where does data come from? Explore the process through the NERRds Blog!

Have you ever wondered about the work that goes into collecting and analyzing long-term meteorological data? Read the latest NERRds blog update to find out how our researchers do it! In this post, our SWMP (System-Wide Monitoring Program) team goes into detail about how raw data from our weather monitoring system is transformed into an organized report. [...]

March 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Where does data come from? Explore the process through the NERRds Blog!

Check Out the New NERRds Blog Post!

We like to stay informed on the activities our researchers are up to, and we hope you do too! This year's first installment features a curious character and his adventures around the estuary. Stay tuned for more stories featuring Norm by reading the NERRds blog!

January 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Check Out the New NERRds Blog Post!

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!

NERRds on the Water Research Blog

Did you know our research scientists here at GTM Research Reserve have their own blog? The NERRds, as they affectionately call themselves, want to share information about their research and why it is important. Their blog is informative, accessible, and above all, fun! Check out this recent article on oysters and you'll be hooked! For [...]

November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on NERRds on the Water Research Blog

TAKE A HIKE WITH US THIS WEEKEND!

Spots are available to join our monthly guided exploration hike at GTM Research Reserve! The weather is set to be gorgeous, so why not go on an educational hike with one of our guides this Saturday from 8:30 - 10:30 am? Guests will learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula as well as the [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TAKE A HIKE WITH US THIS WEEKEND!

“Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors” Lecture at GTM Marineland!

"Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors" was the theme at yesterday's GTM Research Reserve lecture, in collaboration with Marineland Dolphin Adventure. GTM Education Coordinator Kenneth Rainer spoke about this unique small arboreal, nocturnal mammal. Rainer introduced "Scar," a white-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), to the audience. To view the lecture, click here. There are eight species of pangolins distributed between Asia [...]

October 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on “Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors” Lecture at GTM Marineland!

National Geographic Films Sea Turtle Emergence at GTM!

A National Geographic WILD film crew visited our beaches last week to capture a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nest emergence on camera. After five days of braving thunderstorms and pulling all-nighters, the crew was finally successful on their last night. Early Sunday morning, they recorded a partial nest emergence of 12-16 hatchlings. "Just goes to show that persistence [...]

September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Geographic Films Sea Turtle Emergence at GTM!

First Coast News Reporter to Emcee OceanWise!

We are honored that First Coast News Reporter Jessica Clark will serve as emcee for the Friends of the GTM Reserve's seventh annual gala event, OceanWise: An Evening for the Estuaries! Last year, Jessica visited the Reserve with "Lewis and Clark" co-host, Lewis Turner, to film a segment on the GTM trails during National Estuaries Week. Take [...]

September 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on First Coast News Reporter to Emcee OceanWise!

Sea Turtles: OceanWise Keynote!

Sea turtles will be the focus at OceanWise. Catherine (Cat) Eastman, sea turtle program coordinator at The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience Sea Turtle Hospital will be this year's keynote speaker. She has been working with sea turtles in Florida since 1998. Growing up on the Atlantic Coast, Cat has always had a love for the [...]

September 9th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Sea Turtles: OceanWise Keynote!