TIMELINE OF THE FRIENDS OF ROOKERY BAY
Beginning of the Friends
Rookery Bay Research Reserve had 3 full time staff managing 9,000 acres.
The Journey for a Better Outcome
Reserve staff envisioned a way to achieve a better outcome with limited resources.
Community Involvement Begins
Goal to help engage local community volunteers and raise funds to help support ongoing work at the Reserve.
Friends of Rookery Bay Established
Friends of Rookery Bay established. Original steering committee included a science teacher, college professor, attorney, and real estate agent.
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.
YEAR IN REVIEW
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