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Living Sustainably, Lecture Series

Join GTM Research Reserve and St Johns County Parks and Recreation for a lecture series focused on Northeast Florida's conservation efforts, plants, animals, and beaches! CLICK HERE to register for this exciting experience! This lecture series is free, and light refreshments will be provided. November 2nd: Sustainable Living-  See how you can make changes inside and outside of your [...]

2018-09-21T12:11:16-04:00May 3rd, 2019|, |Comments Off on Living Sustainably, Lecture Series

Matanzas Inlet Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Enjoy a free GTM Research Reserve leisurely guided interpretive walk around the Matanzas Inlet. Explore the ever-changing shoreline, tidal flats, beaches, dunes and dune vegetation. Your guide will explain the Inlet dynamics and movement of sand as the sea constantly rearranges the shore. Come explore the impact of recent [...]

2019-01-22T10:49:01-05:00February 14th, 2019|, , , , , , , |Comments Off on Matanzas Inlet Walk

Matanzas Inlet Walk

Click here to reserve a spot. Enjoy a free GTM Research Reserve leisurely guided interpretive walk around the Matanzas Inlet. Explore the ever-changing shoreline, tidal flats, beaches, dunes and dune vegetation. Your guide will explain the Inlet dynamics and movement of sand as the sea constantly rearranges the shore. Come explore the impact of recent [...]

2019-01-22T10:49:14-05:00January 28th, 2019|, , , , , , , |Comments Off on Matanzas Inlet Walk

Middle Beach Boardwalk Now Open!

After a recent facelift, our Middle Beach Access Boardwalk is now open! As you can see in the photos, the old wooden structure has been replaced with more durable and sustainable materials making it much safer. Our beach lots are open 8 a.m. until sunset, 7 days a week. Parking is $3 per vehicle up to [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00August 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Middle Beach Boardwalk Now Open!

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 [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00July 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 [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00July 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Good Luck Interns!

OceanWise: An Evening for the Estuaries

Mark your calendars! The Friends of the GTM Reserve will be hosting the seventh annual Oceanwise: An Evening for the Estuaries on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. This fundraising event highlights the importance of protecting and preserving our ocean and estuary resources. There will be live music, local seafood prepared by chefs, and an [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00July 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on OceanWise: An Evening for the Estuaries

Pokémon Go Beach Walk!

Attention all Pokémon Go players! The GTM Research Reserve is hosting a Pokémon Go Beach Walk this Friday, July 22 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Join us for a walk on the beach, make new friends, and catch wild Pokémon! We will be meeting at the South Beach Access Parking Lot. All levels are welcome to attend! Here's a [...]

2016-07-19T16:59:00-04:00July 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Pokémon Go Beach Walk!

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 [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00July 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 [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:55-04:00July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drones and Discovery in the Estuary!