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GTM’s State of the Reserve Tomorrow!

You're invited to our annual symposium! The GTM Research Reserve will host its annual "State of the Reserve" tomorrow, Feb. 3, 2017. The University of North Florida Coastal and Marine Biology Flagship Program and the Friends of the GTM Reserve are co-sponsors for this event. This year's theme, "Working Waters," will highlight projects within the Reserve that showcase [...]

February 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on GTM’s State of the Reserve Tomorrow!

Marineland Lecture this Tuesday!

Spots are available for our upcoming Marineland lecture! The Marineland lecture series is presented on the third Tuesday of the month by the GTM Research Reserve and Marineland Dolphin Adventure. This month's speaker is Matt Gilg, professor of biology at the University of North Florida. His lecture will focus on his work with the invasive green [...]

January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture this Tuesday!

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!


November is Florida Paddle-Sports Month so come check out what our waters have to offer! Whether you're gliding across the Atlantic Ocean or the Guana River in a canoe or kayak, GTM Research Reserve has it all. Getting on the water can be a peaceful respite from a busy life, and a great way to encounter the unique [...]

November 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on KAYAK THE RESERVE!

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

Flagler College T.O.T.E. Students Cleanup Marina!

Flagler College students, who are part of the GTM Research Reserve’s T.O.T.E. (Teachers on the Estuary) program, led and organized a marine debris cleanup at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. The T.O.T.E. program is a teacher training initiative of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System that strives to incorporate estuary and watershed education into local [...]

November 9th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Flagler College T.O.T.E. Students Cleanup Marina!

Festival Fundraiser Tonight!

The Estu-Scary Festival and Haunted Forest is here! Tonight marks the first night of the first ever Halloween celebration at GTM Research Reserve. The Friends of the GTM Reserve is hosting the fundraiser event on October 27-29. Join us for fun games, candy and more, all for free! Then, the bravest among you can venture [...]

October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Festival Fundraiser Tonight!


GTM UPDATE: Cleanup is underway at the GTM Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra Beach and also Marineland office. The River-to-Sea trail walk in Marineland scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12 has been canceled! The good news is that Guana Dam has now been re-opened! However, the Middle Beach and South Beach access parking lots remain closed indefinitely until the boardwalks [...]

October 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on GTM UPDATE: CLEANUP UNDERWAY!

Closures at GTM Until Further Notice!

Due to the effects of Hurricane Matthew, there are several closures at GTM Research Reserve until further notice - Middle Beach Access Parking Lot, South Beach Access Parking Lot and Guana Dam. GTM staff is working to repair all areas as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience. For more information, please call 904-823-4500.

October 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Closures at GTM Until Further Notice!

Saturday’s Family Seining CANCELED!

The Family Seining event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 at the GTM Research Reserve is cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. On the second and fourth Saturday of every month, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. we lead a guided family seining activity. Visitors will get the chance to pull a seine net through Guana Lake, collecting [...]

October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Saturday’s Family Seining CANCELED!