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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

May 2016

  • Wed, May 4, 2 - 3 pm
    Migratory Songbirds on St. George and St. Vincent Islands
    Researchers Melanie Mancuso and Armando Aispuro from NOAA's Environmental Cooperative Science Center discuss their study of migrating songbird habitat use on St. George and St. Vincent Islands.
  • Oysters of Apalachicola Bay
  • Wed, May 18, 2 - 3 pm
    Apalachicola Bay and its Oysters: A Treasured Natural Resource with an Uncertain Future
    Erik Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Extension Direction for Franklin County and former Education Coordinator for ANERR, has spent many years teaching about the Apalachicola Bay ecosystem and how oysters play an important role. The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) will be the topic of his presentation at the ANERR Nature Center on May 18 at 2-3PM. Learn about why oysters play such a vital role in our environment and our economy, from filtering water and building habitat, to providing food and revenue for the local community.
    Registration is not required, but seating is limited. For more information, call 850-670-7702 or email gibby.conrad@dep.state.fl.us.

June 2016

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  • Thu, Sep 15, 9 am - 3 pm
    Invasive Exotic Species ID and Control Workshop
    The workshop is provided by Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance and Florida Forest Stewardship program. It will be held at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Training Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328.  $10 fee covers materials and lunch. FDACS Pesticide applicator CEUs and SAF CFEs pending approval. More details and online registration to be posted. Contact Anita Grove at the training center at (850) 670-7708, Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us for info or to sign up.


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