Why spend the money to go out to eat lunch when you can enjoy the packed lunch you made at home while listening to an intriguing discussion at the GTM Research Reserve's Brown Bag Lecture Series for FREE. Every first Friday of the month you and your delicious homemade lunch have the opportunity to join us and relax while listening to exciting discussions highlighting scientific and natural history relevant to the GTM Research Reserve. We provide limited refreshments. These events are FREE however space is limited so reservations are required. Make sure to show up about 5 minutes early to get good seating.
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505 Guana River Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
904.823.4500 | 904.825.6829 Fax
October 5, 2012
Students from the Nease International Baccalaureate (IB) 9th and 10th grade program will discuss their recent efforts to clean the entire 41 miles of the St. Johns County beach coastline. Some of the over 100 students who participated in the beach cleanup on April 14th, 2012 will present data on the trash collection categories. This is the fifth year the Nease IB students have cleaned the St. Johns County beaches.
November 2, 2012
Emily Jane Murray, Public Information Specialist at the GTM Research Reserve, will give a presentation entitled “Native America Ceramic Traditions of the Guana Peninsula.” Drawing from archaeological research in Northeast Florida, she will discuss the uses and implications of ceramic styles found at the Reserve throughout its 5000 years of human occupation.
December 7, 2012
Kenneth Rainer, Education Coordinator at the GTM Research Reserve, will discuss the cost associated with the services provided to humans by the environment. Did you know that in 2008 the US Fish and Wildlife Service valued Florida’s fishing, hunting and wildlife watching expenditures at $7.8 billion dollars? If someone could offer you money for the enjoyment you get from spending time at the ocean or the estuary or in the forest how much would it take?