Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
- Florida Archaeology Day
Mar 28 (10 am - 4 pm)
Renowned archaeologist Dr. Nancy White will speak about the prehistoric and early residents of the Apalachicola valley at 10:30 a.m.
Dr. White, with the University of South Florida, has spent twenty years researching early residents of Franklin County including the
Pierce Mounds, now in the Smithsonian collections.
The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) will be onsite from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring artifacts they
wish to be identified, as well as learn more about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
Industries Best Management Practices Classroom Training
Mar 5 (8 am -
Wednesdays "Riverine Turtles in the Panhandle"
Mar 18 (2 -
Chris Lechowitz, Director of Wildlife Habitat Management Herpetologist with the Sanibel-Captiva
Conservation Foundation, will be giving talk about the wide diversity of riverine turtles species in the
Bird Walk on St. George Island
Apr 20 (1 pm), Rain Date, Apr 21
Learn about bird identification and view our local birds.
Led by Alan Kneidel, Armando Aispuro, and Melanie Mancuso Environmental Cooperative Science Center,
in cooperation with the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Please RSVP to
Meet at ANERR's
Unit 4 Property, 6th Street East on the Bayside, St. George
Island (call or email for directions). Please wear appropriate footwear for walking on trails and bring your binoculars!
Apr 2 (2 - 3 pm)
Infrastructure for Resilience Workshop
30 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Oyster Bagging Day
Apr 3 (9 am - 12 pm)
Come help Apalachicola National
Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) fill mesh bags with
oyster shells on Friday, April 3, 2015. The bagged shells will be used to build a
breakwater that will protect the shoreline of Cape (Little)
St. George Island. ANERR will also plant a living shoreline
to reestablish a vegetative buffer on the shoreline. Please wear closed toed shoes, bring sunscreen, a hat, and a bottle or cup to drink from. ANERR will provide the gloves, shovels, and water. For more information Kim Wren, 850-670-7718, email
The bagging will take place at Scipio Creek Commercial
Marina at the north end of Market Street, Apalachicola, FL.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Apr 11 (9 am - noon)
Reserve Advisory Council Meeting
Apr 22 (4 - 6 pm)
Wednesdays - "The Influence of Coastal Weather Patterns on
the Use of a Florida Barrier Island by Trans-Gulf Migrants"
Apr 15 (2 - 3 pm)
For the past two springs, a team of NOAA Environmental Cooperative Science Center (ECSC) researchers
from Delaware State University have been studying the migrant songbird community on St. George Island.
Aan Kneidel will present the results of this study.
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