Governors Crist, Perdue
and Riley Agree to New Water Flow Schedule - (12/17/07)
Florida Celebrates National Estuaries Day
(9/28/07) - Waterway and coastal protection
highlighted in statewide events.
DEP Encourages Participation in the International
Coastal Cleanup - (9/14/07) - Annual event
spotlights the importance of protecting marine
Joins Volunteers in St. Lucie River Clean-Up - (7/30/07) - DEP employees
and other volunteers picked up debris and documented trash "hot spots" along
the St. Lucie River.
Co-Hosts Ecotour Workshops - (7/12/07) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine
Research Reserve and the Society For Ethical Ecotourism are co-hosting Ecotour
Operator Series for the 5th consecutive year.
Celebrates Oceans Day - (4/20/07) - State agencies joined public and private
partners to celebrate Oceans Day at the Capitol and to encourage stewardship of
Celebrates Grand Opening of Paddling Trail Segment - (4/7/07) - DEP dedicates
the Biscayne Bay segment of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail.
Preserve and State Park Host "GobyFest 2007" - (3/31/07) - The East Central
Florida Aquatic Preserves and St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park, in partnership
with the Coastal Preserves Alliance, hosted Goby Fest 2007, providing entertainment
and educational opportunities about Florida’s native habitats, vegetation and wildlife.
Reserve Hosts the Northeast Florida Symposium on Underwater Archaeology - (3/20/07)
- The event features lectures from statewide marine experts about Florida’s coastal
history and aquatic artifacts.
Celebrates Value of Florida's Seagrasses - (3/12/07) - Recognizing the importance
of seagrasses to Florida’s marine environment, the commercial and recreational fishing
industry and the economy, Governor Charlie Crist acknowledged March 2007 as Seagrass
Offers Audio Tour at Environmental Learning Center - (2/13/07) - Rookery Bay
National Estuarine Research Reserve recently added a audio tour, guiding visitors
through the exhibit hall while providing detailed information about research and
stewardship efforts at the reserve.
Reserve and State Park Host Madagascar Lemur Lecture - (2/9/07) - The lecture
will feature Connie Bransilver a renowned artist, author and photographer who will
discuss her experiences with lemurs in Madagascar.
Holds Annual Birding Festival - (1/19/07) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine
Research Reserve today welcomed visitors to the Southwest Florida Birding Festival,
highlighting species in their native habitat.
National Estuarine Research Reserve Hosts Derelict Crab Trap Clean Up - (1/17/07)
- The second annual event removes hazards, improving the marine habitat for wildlife
as well as Florida’s residents and visitors.
Dr. Mike Shirley as New Reserve Manager - (1/9/07) - Dr. Shirley brings environmental,
educational and research experience to the position.