National Estuarine Research Reserves - Rookery Bay
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Science Solutions: Working together to protect Rookery Bay
Rookery Bay Research Reserve has a rich history of bringing people together to create solutions to
complex environmental issues. To share lessons learned over our 40+ years of conservation work, we
invite you to a new online series of learning and skill building events. In this series, we will share Rookery
Bay's successful conservation approach to get the right information to the right people in the right way.
Visit rookerybay.org/events/solutions to learn more
In this series you will learn:
● How Rookery Bay works with partners to translate cutting-edge research into protective actions
● Information on Rookery Bay's scientific research and conservation
● Skills for translating scientific data into effective solutions
Learn with us
Want to learn more about the conservation work at Rookery Bay? Join us as we share examples of how
science was used to create on-the-ground conservation strategies in southwest Florida. These local
success stories will be shared through free, interactive webinars each month. Questions will be
encouraged from the audience to be answered live by our guest speakers from Rookery Bay staff and
other environmental organizations such as Collier County Mosquito Control, Audubon Florida, and
Florida Gulf Coast University.
Audience: Anyone age 13 and up who would like to learn more about conserving our unique
environments of Southwest Florida.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.