The St. Johns Marine Ecology 4-H Club, in collaboration with the GTM Research Reserve, recently got the full salt marsh experience! The 4-H Club received a Service Learning in Aquatic and Marine Education and Conservation grant to test out the use of different substrates to use in order to grow smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) plugs. The plugs [...]
Don't worry if you didn't get tickets to our upcoming Marineland Lecture. On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. EST tune-in to watch our Marineland Lecture LIVE (click here to access). Chris Coco, Director of Zoological Operations, Fishes and Invertebrates at the Georgia Aquarium will discuss his work with the very cool sand tiger [...]
Though Florida doesn't celebrate Arbor Day the same time as everyone else, it doesn't mean we don't appreciate our trees! Fun Facts: Florida designated the Sabal palmetto palm Sabal palmetto as the official state tree in 1953. Sabal palm trees grow up to 20 m in height. Sabal is a fan-palm native to the southeastern United [...]
The GTM Research Reserve is proud to once again be the location for many of Florida's Birding and Photo Fest events! The festival will be kicking off tomorrow, April 27 and run through May 1. The Environmental Education Center will be open its regular business hours throughout the festival. For more information, visit http://www.floridasbirdingandphotofest.com/. [...]
Happy Earth Day from the GTM Research Reserve! For some outdoor fun this weekend come check out booth (and many more) at the Washington Oaks Gardens State Park Earth Day celebration (click here for more details) and the Bartram Bash & Earth Day event (click here for more details).
The GTM Research Reserve invites you to attend the free Afternoon Insight Lecture Series with April's theme all about birds. Andrew Schumann with White Oak Conservation will present a lecture titled, "Backing Up Nature's Hard Drive." White Oak is well known in the conservation and zoo communities for its rhinoceros, cheetah, antelope, and okapi (a rare giraffe relative) programs, and for the support of conservation in [...]