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Oceanwise – An Evening for the Estuaries

Oceanwise is the Friends of the GTM Reserve’s signature fundraising benefit to support the GTM Research Reserve. The annual event takes place on the Guana River where guests enjoy an evening of music, beverages, sustainably sourced food from the area’s finest restaurants, a silent auction, and breathtaking sunset. Money raised through Oceanwise funds ecological education [...]

September 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Oceanwise – An Evening for the Estuaries

Marineland Beach Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Join us on Saturday, June 17 from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn from a GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide where the restless sand comes from and where it’s going in its refusal to just stay put. Ask why the sand is fine or coarse and how it got its color. Learn [...]

June 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Marineland Beach Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Join us on Thursday, May 18 from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn from a GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide where the restless sand comes from and where it’s going in its refusal to just stay put. Ask why the sand is fine or coarse and how it got its color. [...]

May 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk

Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest

The annual Florida's Birding and Photo Fest, hosted by Florida's Historic Coast, will be held from April 26-30. GTM Research Reserve serves as the festival headquarters, where different trainings and workshops will be held. There is a $25 registration fee for the festival. There will be field trips and excursions at other venues available for [...]

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest

Afternoon Insight

Click here to register. On the third Wednesday of themed educational months (February, April, June and August) from 3-4 p.m., visitors can learn about plant and animal life found in estuarine habitats. Get a closer look at a new topic each of these themed months, led by our knowledgeable volunteer docents, as well as researchers [...]

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Afternoon Insight

Marineland Beach Walk – CANCELLED

Cancelled due to weather. Join us on Tuesday, April 4 from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn from a GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide where the restless sand comes from and where it’s going in its refusal to just stay put. Ask why the sand is fine or coarse and how it got its color. Learn about coquina [...]

April 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Marineland Beach Walk – CANCELLED

Where does data come from? Explore the process through the NERRds Blog!

Have you ever wondered about the work that goes into collecting and analyzing long-term meteorological data? Read the latest NERRds blog update to find out how our researchers do it! In this post, our SWMP (System-Wide Monitoring Program) team goes into detail about how raw data from our weather monitoring system is transformed into an organized report. [...]

March 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Where does data come from? Explore the process through the NERRds Blog!

Celebrate World Wildlife Day!

Today is World Wildlife Day! World Wildlife Day 2017 focuses on the ongoing threats to wildlife, which includes habitat change and trafficking. Come visit GTM Research Reserve and experience your local wildlife. Learn more about the history of World Wildlife Day here.  

March 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Celebrate World Wildlife Day!

Take a Hike This Month!

February is Florida Hiking Trails Month. Come explore what GTM Research Reserve has to offer! Celebrate the cool weather by taking a hike on some of our 8 miles of trails. Whether you want to search for right whales at the beach or go bird watching in the salt marsh, we have it all! Check out our [...]

February 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Take a Hike This Month!

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!