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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

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October 2014

Daily Programs

  • Mondays
    • 11 am - noon, 2 - 3 pm: Feature Film
      Watch a fascinating nature film in our auditorium on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment!
  • 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: Manatee Marvels
      See what makes manatees so unique as our naturalist talks about fun facts, threats, and ways to help these endangered mammals!
  • Wednesdays
    • 11 am - noon: Sharks of the Reserve
      Learn about which sharks live in the Rookery Bay Reserve as our naturalist details why sharks are important and what makes them such fascinating creatures.
    • 12:30 - 1 pm: Guide on Bridge
      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.
  • 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.
    • 2 - 3 pm: Feature Film
      Watch a fascinating nature film in our auditorium on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment!
  • Fridays
    • 11 am - noon: Fish Feeding
      Learn about the amazing diversity of native fish and estuarine organisms as our naturalist feeds the residents of our 2,300-gallon aquarium.
    • 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: Feature Film
      Watch a fascinating nature film in our auditorium on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment!
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Last updated: September 30, 2014

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