NAPLES - On the last Saturday of September, there is an annual celebration of the 28 national estuarine research reserves. The celebration aims to to recognize the importance of the habitat where rivers meet the sea. Rookery Bay's event will include staff-narrated boat tours, introductory 30-minute kayaking trips, free paddle boarding on Henderson Creek, marine critter touch tank and other live animal presentations. Additionally, there will be games and crafts for children, behind-the-scenes tours of the science labs, films, food and more. A special art exhibition by marine life artist Guy Harvey will be on display in the gallery and merchandise will be available for purchase in the nature store.
The program will take place:
Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road