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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!

Walk the Beach With Us Tomorrow!

Space is available on our guided Marineland beach walk. Our monthly Marineland beach walk is tomorrow from 9-10:30 a.m. Learn about coquina, dune flowers, sea birds and shells. You'll also hear about the humble gopher tortoise who digs deep burrows and comes out to dine on prickly pears along the dunes. Bring your camera for possible [...]

January 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Walk the Beach With Us Tomorrow!

Watch the Latest Marineland Lecture on YouTube!

If you didn't have a chance to make it to our monthly Marineland lecture, check it out now! The monthly lecture collaboration between GTM Research Reserve and Marineland Dolphin Adventure always brings exciting speakers. However, we understand not everyone who wants to participate can. Now, interested viewers can watch the event from the comfort of [...]

January 17th, 2017|Lectures, News|Comments Off on Watch the Latest Marineland Lecture on YouTube!

Marineland Lecture this Tuesday!

Spots are available for our upcoming Marineland lecture! The Marineland lecture series is presented on the third Tuesday of the month by the GTM Research Reserve and Marineland Dolphin Adventure. This month's speaker is Matt Gilg, professor of biology at the University of North Florida. His lecture will focus on his work with the invasive green [...]

January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture this Tuesday!

Hike the Trails for the Holidays!

The holiday season is a great time to bring the family and out-of-town guests to the GTM Research Reserve in Ponte Vedra Beach or the town of Marineland to hike the trails. Encompassing almost 74,000 acres of estuary and uplands, the reserve offers nearly 10 miles of trails for walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, dog walking, nature viewing and picnicking. Horses and leashed [...]

December 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Hike the Trails for the Holidays!

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!

NERRds on the Water Research Blog

Did you know our research scientists here at GTM Research Reserve have their own blog? The NERRds, as they affectionately call themselves, want to share information about their research and why it is important. Their blog is informative, accessible, and above all, fun! Check out this recent article on oysters and you'll be hooked! For [...]

November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on NERRds on the Water Research Blog

Manatees on the Move: Migration Season Is Here!

November Is Manatee Awareness Month! Celebrate Florida's affable herbivores by learning and sharing information that can help protect these gentle creatures. As the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) searches for warmer waters, keep an eye out for increased sightings. Seasonal protection laws went into place November 15, 2016, so please remember to keep your distance and go slow. [...]

November 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Manatees on the Move: Migration Season Is Here!

Post-Hurricane Matthew Beach Cleanup Tomorrow: Volunteers Needed!

A beach cleanup is happening tomorrow at the North Beach Access Lot, 1600 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach. GTM needs volunteers from 7:30-11:00 a.m. In October, there was a two-day post-Hurricane Matthew cleanup with volunteers helping out from several community businesses and organizations, but we still have a lot of debris. GTM is very grateful to [...]

November 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Post-Hurricane Matthew Beach Cleanup Tomorrow: Volunteers Needed!