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, June 17, 2014, 10-11 am: Michael Shirley, PhD, director of the GTM Research Reserve, will speak on "Natural Capital - The Economic Benefits Derived from Nature: Ecosystems Services." He will define the Ecosystem Services concept and discuss conserving natural biodiversity in the two components of the 74,000-acre reserve; of which, 22,000 acres buffer Pellicer Creek and Matanzas Basin.