The GTM Research Reserve hosts a family seining event on the second Saturday of each month. Free Event

Second Saturdays Family Seining

Second Saturday of the Month | 9 to 11 a.m. at Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
(904) 823-4500
  • The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) hosts Family Seining on the second Saturday of each month. This is an opportunity for the whole family to learn how to use seine nets to collect various fish and crab species.

    The monthly event is led by a GTM naturalist, and all the necessary gear for the adventure, including waders and boots, are provided. Participants will be able to pull a seine net through Guana Lake, and learn about the various species found there.

    For more information on the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, visit here.

    Admission: The event is free, but a $3 per vehicle parking fee applies. Reservations are required. Please visit here to reserve a spot on the tour.

    When: 9 to 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month

    Where: The GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve is located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Participants should meet at the Guana Dam Recreational Area.

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