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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

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

Marineland Beach Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. 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 [...]

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

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!

Florida Invasive Plant Week: Kalanchoe

Today marks the end of Florida Invasive Species Week and the beginning of National Invasive Species Awareness Week. According to the US Department of Agriculture, an invasive plant is defined as, "A plant that is both non-native and able to establish on many sites, grow quickly, and spread to the point of disrupting plant communities or [...]

February 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Florida Invasive Plant Week: Kalanchoe

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!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine's Day we're celebrating with #iheartestuaries! This Valentine's Day show how truly, madly, deeply you love estuaries and key funding programs by using #iheartestuaries. For those of you who don't already know, an estuary is the area along coastlines where freshwater rivers connect and mix with the salty ocean. They're as dependent on us as we are [...]

February 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day!

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!

State of the Reserve Symposium Tomorrow!

Check out the incredible speakers at our symposium. The GTM Research Reserve will hold its annual symposium on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. This year's theme is "Working Waters." GTM staff and visiting scientists will present the data and research they have conducted on the Reserve and discuss how it relates to the waters. Project topics include [...]

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