|Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve|
The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR) is located south of Naples, off of SR 951. The Reserve's 110,000 acres, located at the northern end of Ten Thousand Islands, are managed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The RBNERR is in the process of constructing a 16,000 sq. ft. learning center, expected to be open in the spring of 2003.
Conservancy of Southwest Florida