Upcoming Events at GTM Research Reserve

March.30.2015

April 3: 9-10:30 a.m.  Marineland Beach Walk features an interpretive guide who will teach about everything from sand dunes to sharks’ teeth to shore birds. Clickhere to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 4: 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Guided Cultural Hike takes visitors on an adventure exploring the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula. Click here to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 11: 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Second Saturday Trail Hike features an interpretive guide leading participants on a 1.5 mile walk that the entire family will enjoy. Clickhere to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 11: 9-10:30 a.m.  Matanzas Inlet Guided Walk takes participants around the Matanzas Inlet with an interpretive guide who will teach about seashells, dune vegetation, mollusks and more. Click here to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 15: 9-10:30 a.m.  Guided Trail Walk at Marineland River-to-Sea Preservefeatures an interpretive guide taking participants through a wooded path to the Matanzas River. Click here to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 15: 3-4 p.m.  “More than You Ever Wanted to Know About… Birds” is a special presentation on birds of Northeast Florida by guest speaker Carole Adams from the Duval Audubon Society. The event will be hosted at the Environmental Education Center located at 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Click here to register online. The event is free.

April 18: 8:30-10 a.m.  Guided Beach Exploration features an interpretive guide leading participants on a beach exploration at the Guana south beach location. Clickhere to register online and to get directions. The event is free.

April 21: 10-11 a.m.  “Snakes! How to Shed Your Fears” is a special presentation about snakes by guest speaker Joe Burgess, herpetologist and resource management coordinator at the GTM Research Reserve. Click here to register online and to get directions. NEW LOCATION: Marineland Dolphin Adventure, 9600 Ocean Shore Blvd., St Augustine, FL 32080. Please arrive at the gift shop by 9:45 a.m. Guests will receive a special wristband for free admission to the Marineland Dolphin Adventure park after the lecture. The event is free.

April 22-26:  Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest features world-renowned photographers, rare birding opportunities, new in-field programs and technical training opportunities. The event is produced by the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau and will be held at the GTM Research Reserve. Click here to register online.

April 25: 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Family Seining provides participants the opportunity to join GTM Research Reserve guides at Guana Lake to collect species of fish, crabs and more, and learn about the animals and their roles in the habitat. Click hereto register online and to get directions. The event is free.

For more information about GTM Research Reserve and its events, visit the websiteor call 904-823-4500.

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