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Partnerships are vital to Rookery Bay Reserve fulfilling its mission of promoting informed coastal decisions. The Reserve partners with local, regional, and federal educators, resource managers, scientists, and community stakeholders in a variety of ways. Find out more about some of our partners below:


Florida SouthWestern State College

In 2010 Rookery Bay Reserve and Florida SouthWestern State College (formerly known as Edison State College) entered a partnership that will pave the way for research opportunities, internships, logistics assistance, and more. This partnership enhances the Reserve’s academic standing, a proven asset among other sites in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, with academic partners.

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