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GTM Hosts Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest

The GTM Research Reserve is proud to once again be the location for many of Florida's Birding and Photo Fest events! The festival will be kicking off tomorrow, April 27 and run through May 1. The Environmental Education Center will be open its regular business hours throughout the festival. For more information, visit http://www.floridasbirdingandphotofest.com/. [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:56-04:00April 26th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on GTM Hosts Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest

Free Lecture Series: “Afternoon Insight … Birds”

The GTM Research Reserve invites you to attend the free Afternoon Insight Lecture Series with April's theme all about birds. Andrew Schumann with White Oak Conservation will present a lecture titled, "Backing Up Nature's Hard Drive."  White Oak is well known in the conservation and zoo communities for its rhinoceros, cheetah, antelope, and okapi (a rare giraffe relative) programs, and for the support of conservation in [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:56-04:00April 15th, 2016|Lectures|Comments Off on Free Lecture Series: “Afternoon Insight … Birds”

Piglets found wandering around GTM trails

The wild pig Sus scrofa, also called the wild hog, wild boar or feral pig, is not a Florida native and may have been introduced by Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto as early as 1539. Wild pigs are omnivorous (eating all kinds of foods, both plants and animals) and feed by rooting with their broad [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:57-04:00March 11th, 2016|Wildlife|Comments Off on Piglets found wandering around GTM trails