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Fishing on Friday: Bring the Whole Family!

Bring the entire family to the fishing clinic during the "State of the Reserve" symposium on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017! To register, click here. For more information, call 904-823-4500.

January 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fishing on Friday: Bring the Whole Family!

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!

OceanWise and Sustainable Seafood

OceanWise and sustainable seafood dishes make a winning combination for an enjoyable evening at GTM Research Reserve's Environmental Education Center in Ponte Vedra Beach on Saturday, Sept. 24. This event takes place on the shores of the Guana River where guests will enjoy food, beverages, music, a silent auction and a breathtaking sunset! Friends of the GTM Reserve [...]

August 26th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on OceanWise and Sustainable Seafood

Juvenile Great Barracuda Caught by Landrum Middle School!

Yesterday while participating in activities at the GTM Research Reserve, Landrum Middle School staff caught a juvenile Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)! This group retreat provided an opportunity for everyone to participate in our seining and plankton activities, and also to kayak with the assistance of North Guana Outpost. Now staff is re-energized and ready to start the new school year!

August 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Juvenile Great Barracuda Caught by Landrum Middle School!

OceanWise: An Evening for the Estuaries

Mark your calendars! The Friends of the GTM Reserve will be hosting the seventh annual Oceanwise: An Evening for the Estuaries on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. This fundraising event highlights the importance of protecting and preserving our ocean and estuary resources. There will be live music, local seafood prepared by chefs, and an [...]

July 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on OceanWise: An Evening for the Estuaries

Weird Animal Wednesday

It's that time of the week! Weird Animal Wednesday presents a green heron chick! One of our summer camp counselors found a baby green heron along with two other chicks! This picture was taken Monday during the first day of our Ocean Week Summer Camp. When these chicks are fully grown, they'll have a long [...]

June 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Weird Animal Wednesday

Summer Camp Fun!

There’s a lot of fun happening here at the GTM Research Reserve! Yesterday marked the first day of GTM’s Ocean Week Summer Camp for our 4-6 and 7-9 year-old campers. We’ve already learned about the power of Hydrogen! These little scientists are testing the pH levels of vegetables and commonly used liquids such as lemon juice [...]

June 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Summer Camp Fun!

It’s Weird Animal Wednesday!

You'll never guess what the GTM Research Reserve found! Botrylliodes Nigrum, a native colonial tunicate, was discovered on a pH probe from one of our data collectors out at the Fort Matanzas site on Wednesday, June 1. These tunicates are a type of biofoul, which are unwanted biological organisms that attach themselves to man-made structures [...]

June 8th, 2016|News|Comments Off on It’s Weird Animal Wednesday!

Happy National Trails Day!

Bring your camera and your hiking boots because it's National Trails Day tomorrow at the GTM Research Reserve! As a part of Great Outdoors Month, National Trails Day is the largest celebration of our nation's local trails. We will be holding our monthly guided hike, where you can learn about the history and biodiversity of [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy National Trails Day!

Marineland Lecture – Available LIVE via Google Hangout on Air

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 [...]

May 10th, 2016|Education, Events, Lectures, News, Wildlife|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture – Available LIVE via Google Hangout on Air