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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

March 2015

  • 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.
  • Green Industries Best Management Practices Classroom Training Course
    Mar 5 (8 am - 3:30 pm)
  • Reserve Wednesdays "Riverine Turtles in the Panhandle"
    Mar 18 (2 - 3 pm)
    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 Panhandle.

April 2015

  • 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 Megan.Lamb@dep.state.fl.us.
    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!
  • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Lecture
    Apr 2 (2 - 3 pm)
  • Introducing Green Infrastructure for Resilience Workshop
    Apr 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 Kim.Wren@dep.state.fl.us. 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)
  • Reserve 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.

May 2015


 

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