HISTORY

TIMELINE OF THE FRIENDS OF ROOKERY BAY

Mid 1980's

Beginning of the Friends

Rookery Bay Research Reserve had 3 full time staff managing 9,000 acres.
Beginnings | Rookery Bay Research Reserve

1985

The Journey for a Better Outcome

Reserve staff envisioned a way to achieve a better outcome with limited resources.
Journey | Friends of Rookery Bay

1986

Community Involvement Begins

Goal to help engage local community volunteers and raise funds to help support ongoing work at the Reserve.
Community Involvement | Friends of Rookery Bay

1987

Friends of Rookery Bay Established

Friends of Rookery Bay established. Original steering committee included a science teacher, college professor, attorney, and real estate agent.
Establishment | Friends of Rookery Bay

Today

Friends of Rookery Bay Today

Friends of Rookery Bay has grown today to over 500 members. The Friends continue to provide vital monetary and in-kind support for Reserve programs and operations.

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Friends Today | Friends of Rookery Bay

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