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Afternoon Insight: Sea Turtles

On the third Wednesday of themed educational months (February, April, June and October) from 3-4 p.m., visitors can learn about plant and animal life found in estuarine habitats. Get a closer look at a new topic each of these themed months, led by our knowledgeable volunteer docents, as well as researchers and members of environmental [...]

2018-08-27T13:16:20-04:00October 17th, 2018|, |Comments Off on Afternoon Insight: Sea Turtles

Marineland River-To-Sea Preserve Trail Walk

Join us on Wednesday, October 10th, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am, for the guided trail walk at the River-to-Sea Preserve. See the changes wrought by Hurricane Irma. Then, step into the ancient Florida coastal woodlands along the preserve trail and learn how Native Americans once thrived there on nature’s bounty. Your GTM Research Reserve [...]

2018-08-27T11:32:43-04:00October 10th, 2018|, |Comments Off on Marineland River-To-Sea Preserve Trail Walk

Marineland Beach Walk

CLICK HERE to reserve a spot. Join us for the Marineland Beach Walk. See the changes wrought by recent hurricanes. Every beach has its own story to tell. Why is the sand fine or coarse and how did it get its color? Which shells landed on this beach? Are there any shark’s teeth? Get to [...]

2018-08-14T10:34:58-04:00October 4th, 2018|, |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. [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:49-04:00March 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Where does data come from? Explore the process through the NERRds Blog!

Oysters, Turtles, and more at Friday’s State of the Reserve!

Enjoy an evening reception at the "State of the Reserve" while additional researchers present their work at a poster session. Presentations include: Emily Jane Murray, Heritage Monitoring Scouts (HMS Florida): A Pilot Program in Citizen Science Site Monitoring at the GTM Research Reserve Jennifer Raabe, Vertical distribution of meroplankton in a well-mixed estuary Pam Marcum, [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:49-04:00February 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Oysters, Turtles, and more at Friday’s State of the Reserve!

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 [...]

2017-01-12T12:51:59-04:00January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Marineland Lecture this Tuesday!

Check Out the New NERRds Blog Post!

We like to stay informed on the activities our researchers are up to, and we hope you do too! This year's first installment features a curious character and his adventures around the estuary. Stay tuned for more stories featuring Norm by reading the NERRds blog!

2019-07-26T20:46:53-04:00January 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Check Out the New NERRds Blog Post!

Support GTM Research Reserve by Shopping at AmazonSmile.

Did you know you can help support the causes you love, just by shopping? Just in time for the holiday season, you can help raise funds for the stewardship and research programs at GTM Research Reserve when shopping for your loved ones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price to your selected [...]

2016-12-07T13:01:46-04:00December 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Support GTM Research Reserve by Shopping at AmazonSmile.

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 [...]

2019-07-26T20:46:54-04:00November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on NERRds on the Water Research Blog

“Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors” Lecture at GTM Marineland!

"Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors" was the theme at yesterday's GTM Research Reserve lecture, in collaboration with Marineland Dolphin Adventure. GTM Education Coordinator Kenneth Rainer spoke about this unique small arboreal, nocturnal mammal. Rainer introduced "Scar," a white-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), to the audience. To view the lecture, click here. There are eight species of pangolins distributed between Asia [...]

2016-10-19T07:05:37-04:00October 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on “Pangolins: The Armored Ambassadors” Lecture at GTM Marineland!