The educational program is focused on fomenting the conservation of the natural integrity of our estuary and stressing its importance to our country’s wellness. Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (JBNERR) education program mirrors the National Estuarine Research Reserve System‘s education priorities, focusing on students and community audiences. Education and interpretation involves a variety of programs and techniques that are tailored to K-12 students, teachers, university and college students and faculty. Our environmental educators offer educational talks to groups of a minimum of 10 participants or maximum of 30 participants with prior reservations. Our education program also offer interpretative walks through our trail system complemented with hands on scientific activities. Our visitors center has a library available for educators, students, researchers and general public. If you want to visit us with a group to enjoy our services, please contact us so we can provide you with the request form. You can contact us by calling 787-853-4617 or writing us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Goal of the education program is to enhance public awareness and understanding of estuarine areas and provide suitable opportunities for public education and interpretation; and conduct and coordinate estuarine research within the system, gathering and making available information necessary for improved understanding and management of estuarine areas.
Objectives of the education program are: