Kid Learning at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

VIRTUAL ESTUARIES WEEK

SEPTEMBER 19 - 26, 2020

Since we can’t be together this year for our annual Estuaries Day celebration, we’re bringing you this virtual collection of talks, tours & activities to get you excited about exploring the great outdoors!

Disclaimer: Some of the videos below feature staff or volunteers working in groups filmed before CDC health and safety recommendations were implemented.
All staff and volunteers are currently required to adhere to face mask and social distancing guidelines when working together in the field or office.

Check It Out
A Slideshow Celebration of 20 Years of Estuaries Day

Nature Center Explorations

Research & Monitoring in Apalachicola Bay

CPAP Seagrasses Interview with Gulf County Florida Tourism

(Click video thumbnail to watch on Facebook)

Happy Thursday, and welcome to Gulf County LIVE! Today, we have a VERY special guest. We are talking with Jonathan Brucker, the Aquatic Preserve Manager for Central Panhandle Aquatic Preserves. The Aquatic Preserves are working on a critical project restoring St. Joseph Bay Grass Beds. Tune in to hear how as a boater in St. Joseph Bay, you can help protect these amazing ecosystems!Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Posted by Gulf County Florida Tourism on Thursday, August 6, 2020

iNaturalist

You can participate in some citizen science by downloading the app "Seek by iNaturalist" or the "iNaturalist" app and uploading any species you find around the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve! Birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, trees, spiders, fish, crabs, etc. Snap a photo and post it to iNaturalist to add it to our species observation count.

See more observations from other people in the iNaturalist community by checking out the Apalachicola NERR Project page using the button below: