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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
(850) 670-7700

December 2016

  • Estuary Class
    Fri, Dec 9, 12 - 4 pm
    Do you know what an estuary is and why it is so vital our economy and way of life? Join the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve to learn all about the estuary we depend on. Participants will learn about the habitats and creatures that make up our estuary and how the river and bay are intricately connected. We will see these habitats up close, aboard the Reserve's research vessel, the Henry Lee. The workshop will be based out of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328. The class is $25.00. Please register for in advance. For more information contact Emily Jackson at 850-670-7743 or send an email to emily.a.jackson@dep.state.fl.us or Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 or Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us.
  • Bald eagle in front of American flagEagles in Florida
    Wed, Dec 21, 2 - 3 pm
    Would you like to learn more about bald eagles? Join Lynda White, Audubon Florida's former EagleWatch Coordinator, as she presents "Eagles in Florida." Her program will be highlighted by stunning images of America's iconic bird. 'Trouble', on the right, is one of the education ambassadors at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey.

January 2017

  • Historic, Cultural and Ecological Benefits of Trees (part two)
    Wed, Jan 18, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    Trees play an import role in Apalachicola's appeal. They contribute aesthetically to the city's overall appeal and our historic landscape. Trees also provide shade, add value to our homes, and they have many ecological benefits. Tree experts Stan Rosenthal and Sam Hand will be back to discuss common problems urban trees face and how to solve them on January 18th, 5:30-7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, Benedict Hall on 6th Street and Avenue D. This workshop is free and is sponsored by the Apalachicola Area Historical Society, the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, Apalachicola Planning and Zoning Board, and the City of Apalachicola.  For more information, call Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 or Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us

 


February 2017

  • Splash Trash Exhibit
    Feb 1-11
    Bette Booth has created an interactive art exhibit from recovered beach trash from around the world. The resulting exhibit will be at ANERR February 1-11th, and will be travelling to coastal communities across the country. As a representative of the 5 Gyres Institute and a professional environmental communicator, Bette Booth will give a special talk on February 8th about the global concern of microplastics and the growth of the 5 Great Plastic Gyres. If you feel inspired by her artwork, be sure to stop by on Saturday, February 4th, for our Splash Trash Family Event and make some of your own trash art. Both events and the exhibit are free and open to the public. For more information visit splashtrashtour.com or contact Emily Jackson at Emily.a.jackson@dep.state.fl.us
  • Splash Trash Exhibit
    Feb 1 - 11
    Bette Booth has created an interactive art exhibit from recovered beach trash from around the world. The resulting exhibit will be at ANERR February 1-11th, and will be travelling to coastal communities across the country. As a representative of the 5 Gyres Institute and a professional environmental communicator, Bette Booth will give a special talk on February 8th about the global concern of microplastics and the growth of the 5 Great Plastic Gyres. If you feel inspired by her artwork, be sure to stop by on Saturday, February 4th, for our Splash Trash Family Event and make some of your own trash art. Both events and the exhibit are free and open to the public. For more information visit splashtrashtour.com or contact Emily Jackson at Emily.a.jackson@dep.state.fl.us
  • Behavioral Change Workshop
    Feb 9, 9 am - 3 pm
    Whether you are trying to get people to stop littering or to change their diet motivating someone to change their behavior is a tough job. Join the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve for a workshop on how to craft a message that results in behavioral change. Salter Mitchell, a nationwide marketing and communication agency focused on behavioral change, will share their successful strategies on February 9th, from 9:00am-3:00 pm at ANERR in Eastpoint.  Workshop participants will learn the application of behavior change outreach that will shift how they think about and conduct educational outreach efforts, and will leave feeling more confident about putting this practice into action. The workshop will cover key steps to creating a successful behavior change effort -- from determining one's target behavior and audiences, to conducting research, to developing a plan with creative components purposefully designed to influence behavior. To register at http://gulfalliancetraining.com/detail.aspx?Id=140. For more information contact Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us. or email Emily Jackson at 850-670-7743 Emily.A.Jackson@dep.state.fl.us.
  • Archaeological Resource Management Training
    Feb 22--23
    Archaeological Resource Management (ARM) Training introduces state land managers to the nature of archaeological resources, Florida archaeology, and the role of the Division of Historical Resources (DHR) in management of state-owned archaeological resources. The course covers the basics of Florida archaeology, how to identify artifacts, and how to record and assess the condition of sites, among other topics. Participants gain a better understanding of the requirements of State and Federal laws with regard to protecting and managing archaeological sites on state managed lands.  This training is most helpful for staff in charge of managing environmental lands and those planning any ground disturbance using state or federal funds. To register please visit http://dos.myflorida.com/historical/archaeology/education/arm-training-courses/ and download a registration form. Email the form to Julia.Duggins@dos.myflorida.com.

 


 

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