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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

The Environmental Learning Center is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is closed on Saturdays, May through October.

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August 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!
    • 2 - 3 pm: 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.
  • Tuesdays
    • 11 am - noon: 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 Turtles
      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: Sharks
      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.
    • 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.
  • 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
      Enjoy a nature film on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment. See amazing cinematography while learning about ways you can help.
  • Fridays
    • 11 am - 12 pm: Feature Film
      Enjoy a nature film on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment. See amazing cinematography while learning about ways you can help.
    • 2 - 3 pm: Feature Film
      Enjoy a nature film on one of the many topics pertinent to our coastal environment. See amazing cinematography while learning about ways you can help.
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