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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!

Family Seining this Saturday!

Spots are available for our popular family event. If you are looking for a way to get the family out of the house and into the great outdoors this weekend, join our family seining program at GTM Research Reserve! The weather is set to be brisk and sunny, perfect for exploring the activity of creatures [...]

December 9th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Family Seining this Saturday!

KAYAK THE RESERVE!

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!

GTM Beach Volunteer Cleanup Post Hurricane Matthew

GTM beach volunteer cleanup post Hurricane Matthew was a two-day event on Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16. Over 50 volunteers representing Wells Fargo, Fidelity Investments, Vystar Credit Union, Cub Scouts Pack 111 in St. Johns, Citibank, and James Weldon Johnson College Preparatory Middle School came out to lend a hand. As an update, [...]

October 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on GTM Beach Volunteer Cleanup Post Hurricane Matthew

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!

National Estuaries Day & OceanWise Celebrated Tomorrow!

National Estuaries Day and OceanWise will be celebrated tomorrow, Sept. 24, at the GTM Research Reserve! The Reserve invites families to celebrate by participating in the family seining clinics beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Guana Dam, and then, at noon join the fun at the family fishing clinic in the Environmental Education Center's classroom 2. [...]

September 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on National Estuaries Day & OceanWise Celebrated Tomorrow!

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!

This week's Weird Animal Wednesday really packs a punch! Last Wednesday, the 10-12 year-old Ocean Week campers found a mantis shrimp over by Shell Bluff Road during an ocean seining! The mantis shrimp is one of the fiercest stomatopods in the ocean because of their mighty punch, massive size and incredible eyesight. This isn't the [...]

June 29th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Weird Animal Wednesday!

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

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week

Fishing and Boating week is wrapping up! This weekend, take the boat out and maybe catch some fish! This week is part of June's Great Outdoors Month and is a nationwide celebration of fishing and boating. We have two boat ramps here at Guana Dam. One goes to Guana River and the other goes to [...]

June 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week