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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

November 2015

  • Beach Birding Basics: An Introduction to the Coastal Bird Community of NW Florida
    Wed, Nov 18, 2 - 3 pm
    Join Audubon Florida biologist Ezra Thompson, who will explore shorebirds that nest, winter, or migrate along our Gulf coast. No registration is required, but seating is limited.
  • FEMA Flood Insurance Informational Workshop
    Tue, Nov 10, 2 - 4:30 pm
  • Reserve Advisory Council Meeting
    Thu, Nov 12, 3 pm
    Members of the Reserve Advisory Council will meet to review reserve strategies and discuss planned management actions.

December 2015

  • Living Shoreline Workshop
    Wed, Dec 9, 2 - 4:30 pm
    The workshop at ANERR, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, will be held in conjunction with the Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves Office in Pensacola. Zach Schang, the Living Shoreline program manager will talk about living shorelines vs. harden shorelines.
    He will discuss how to evaluate a shoreline by considering the physical factors such as wave energy, prevailing wind and wave direction, vegetation, and soil type. He will also present living shoreline methods, materials, permitting, and share success stories of local living shorelines. We will also look at types of plants to plant and visit a local living shoreline.
    The lecture is free and registration is suggested. For more information please contact Anita Grove at 670-7708 or Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us. For this class please park on the east side of the building off Millender Street. 
  • Monarch Butterflies of St. Marks
    Wed, Dec 16, 2 - 3 pm
    Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will host a free talk by David Cook, a Wildlife Biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.  Come learn about monarch butterfly life history, population threats, its miraculous migration patterns, and the intricate work that has gone into over 20 years of counting and tagging monarch butterflies in St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. No registration is required, but seating is limited. For more information, contact Gibby Conrad at (850) 670-7702 or Gibby.Conrad@dep.state.fl.us.


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