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Marineland Beach Walk

CLICK HERE to reserve a spot. Join us for the Marineland Beach Walk. See the changes wrought by recent hurricanes. Every beach has its own story to tell. Why is the sand fine or coarse and how did it get its color? Which shells landed on this beach? Are there any shark’s teeth? Get to [...]

October 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Marineland Beach Walk

CLICK HERE to reserve a spot. Join us for the Marineland Beach Walk. See the changes wrought by recent hurricanes. Every beach has its own story to tell. Why is the sand fine or coarse and how did it get its color? Which shells landed on this beach? Are there any shark’s teeth? Get to [...]

September 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Marineland Beach Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Join us for the Marineland Beach Walk. See the changes wrought by recent hurricanes. Every beach has its own story to tell. Why is the sand fine or coarse and how did it get its color? Which shells landed on this beach? Are there any shark’s teeth? Get to [...]

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Everyone Can Conserve: Wacky Weather!

GTM Research Reserve is excited to announce that we have partnered with St. Johns County Parks and Recreation to offer a unique family oriented program. Join us for a fun night all about wacky weather! Florida experiences all types of weather conditions including hurricanes. Bring your family and learn all about the weather that impacts [...]

December 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Everyone Can Conserve: Wacky Weather!

GTM Launches Pilot Program with UNF Students

Attention all UNF students who enjoy the outdoors! We have the perfect opportunity for you! The Friends of the GTM Reserve is offering for a limited time an all-inclusive EcoPASS to current UNF students for just $15. (This offer is a $38 discount on regular annual pass!) It includes a Friends of the GTM Reserve membership, which entitles you [...]

July 29th, 2016|News|Comments Off on GTM Launches Pilot Program with UNF Students

Good Luck Interns!

This week, we're saying goodbye to our communication and education interns. Each has been a tremendous help this summer and we are going to miss them! We asked what their internship at the GTM Research Reserve meant to them: Communication intern, Rachel Keeley says, "Working as an intern at the GTM Research Reserve this summer was great! I gained [...]

July 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Good Luck Interns!

Attention Pokémon Go Players!

Do you play Pokémon Go? Want to find more Pokémon at cool and exciting PokéStops? The GTM Research Reserve has multiple PokéStops around the entrance and along the trails as well. It's at these places where you can collect special items! Take a walk down our trails in search for wild and rare Pokémon! We also have [...]

July 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Attention Pokémon Go Players!

Weird Animal Wednesday Update!

For this Wednesday, we have an update on one of our weird animals! Remember the baby green heron nest from three weeks ago? The Northeast Florida Aquatic Preserves visited the trails on Monday and found that the baby herons aren't babies anymore! There is a total of four chicks and all of them have emerged from their [...]

July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weird Animal Wednesday Update!

Drones and Discovery in the Estuary!

Yesterday was the first day of Estuary Week for the GTM's 4-6 and 7-9 year-old campers and it was a blast! The minnow group went out to the shore and participated in a mini seining using small nets! They put their nets into the water and brought up all sorts of local sea life. The group also [...]

July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drones and Discovery in the Estuary!

Estuary Week is Back!

Estuary Week is back for our 4-6 and 7-9 year-old summer campers! Starting Monday, campers will participate in hands-on activities that focus on their coastal environment and the biodiversity of the estuary. Some of last year's activities included kayaking, ocean seining, ocean art projects, research projects, and games! This year's Estuary Week will focus on the estuary habitat. [...]

July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Estuary Week is Back!