Upcoming Events


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 – 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

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!

Save the Date: State of the Reserve

Join us for the "State of the Reserve" symposium on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017! The "State of the Reserve" symposium provides an opportunity to share our research across the GTM Research Reserve boundaries. This year's theme, "Working Waters," will highlight projects within the reserve that showcase not only the services that the waters provide including filtration, buffering, [...]

January 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Save the Date: State of the Reserve

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!

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!

Guided hike this Saturday!

Spots are available on our guided hike this weekend. On the first Saturday of every month, from 8:30-10:30 a.m., visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula. You will also learn about the natural biodiversity of the reserve during a guided hike. Hear about the peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history, including [...]

January 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Guided hike this Saturday!

River-to-Sea Trail Walk this Wednesday!

Space is available on our guided trail walk! Join a free, guided hike and take a walk in the wild! Enjoy stepping back into the ancient Florida woods along the Marineland River-to-Sea Preserve Trail. Your seasoned GTM Research Reserve guide will point out the indigenous plants along the trail and tell you how Native Americans once [...]

December 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on River-to-Sea Trail Walk this Wednesday!