GTM Research Reserve Marineland Lecture
Monthly Event - Third Tuesday of every month: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
This program is one of an ongoing lecture series held on the third Tuesday of the month at the GTM Research Reserve office in the Town of Marineland. The series is designed to help inform the public about their coastal natural world. These events are FREE; however, space is limited so reservations are requested. Reservations can be made online or by calling 904-823-4500. Please arrive about 5 minutes early to get good seating.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 10-11 a.m.: Kaitlyn Dietz, environmental educator at the GTM Research Reserve will discuss "Female Sea Turtle Foraging Before Nesting." Dietz is a graduate student at Jacksonville University where the focus for her thesis is the foraging regions that sea turtles inhabit before migrating to the nesting beaches.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10-11 a.m.: Pamela Marcum and Jason Lynn, biologists at the GTM Research Reserve will discuss, "The Amazing Salt Marsh: Coastal Florida's Valuable Backyard." These biologists have spent the past year taking a close look at the salt marshes to better understand how this dynamic ecosystem functions and what vulnerabilities it may face in the future.