Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm EDT
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
National Estuarine Research Reserves - Rookery Bay
300 Tower Road
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a FREE day of fun to celebrate National Estuaries Day. The annual event includes entrance to the Environmental Learning Center, staff-narrated boat trips, kayaking experiences, stand-up paddle boarding, touch tanks, live animal presentations, crafts, Junior Scientist lab activities, live music and more! In addition, foods truck will be on site during lunch hours. National Estuaries Day is celebrated by the 29 national estuarine research reserves across the country to help coastal communities learn more about the importance of this special habitat that forms where rivers meet the sea. Visit RookeryBay.org to learn more & register for activities in advance
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.