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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
(239) 530-5940 

April 2015 May 2015

April 2015

Daily Programs

  • Mondays
    • 11 am - noon, Manatee Marvels
      See what makes manatees so unique as our naturalist talks about fun facts, threats, and ways to help these endangered mammals!
    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Guide at Map
    • 2 - 3 pm: Touch Tank
      Naturalist-led exploration of touch tank critters that live in Rookery Bay waters, such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars and mollusks.
  • Tuesdays
    • 11 am - noon: Skulls and Bones
      There's much to be learned about animals and the way they live by examining their skulls and bones. From panthers to spoonbills... find out what makes them tick!
    • 12:30 - 1 pm: Touch Tank
      Naturalist-led exploration of touch tank critters that live in Rookery Bay waters, such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars and mollusks.
    • 2 - 3 pm: Sea Turtle Hurdles
      Learn about the sea turtles of Florida and what the Rookery Bay Reserve is doing to understand more about these fascinating reptiles.
  • Wednesdays
    • 11 am - noon: Snail Trail
      Throughout history, Florida's native plants have provided people with medicine, shelter, food and recreation. Join a Rookery Bay naturalist on a walking tour of the grounds and discover many of the fascinating uses for native plants.
    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Touch Tank
      Naturalist-led exploration of touch tank critters that live in Rookery Bay waters, such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars and mollusks.
    • 2 - 3 pm: Sharks!
      Which sharks live in the Reserve? Join our naturalist who details why sharks are important and what makes them such fascinating creatures.
  • Thursdays
    • 11 am - noon: Slithering Snakes
      Learn about the snakes that live in Florida's environment and how to tell which are venomous. Come see a live snake as our naturalist dispels some of the myths about these slithering reptiles.
    • 12:30 - 1 pm: Guide at Map
    • 2 - 3 pm: Touch Tank
      Naturalist-led exploration of touch tank critters that live in Rookery Bay waters, such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars and mollusks.
  • Fridays
    • 11 am - 12 pm:  Sea Turtle Hurdles
      Learn about the sea turtles of Florida and what the Rookery Bay Reserve is doing to understand more about these fascinating reptiles.
    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Guide at Map
    • 2 - 3 pm: Snail Trail
      Throughout history, Florida's native plants have provided people with medicine, shelter, food and recreation. Join a Rookery Bay naturalist on a walking tour of the grounds and discover many of the fascinating uses for native plants.
  • Saturdays
    • 11 am - noon: Snail Trail
      Throughout history, Florida's native plants have provided people with medicine, shelter, food and recreation. Join a Rookery Bay naturalist on a walking tour of the grounds and discover many of the fascinating uses for native plants.
    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Guide at Map
    • 2 - 3 pm: Feature Film
      Enjoy a nature film about our coastal environment. See amazing underwater photography while learning about ways you can help.
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