Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113

239-417-6310

Our Mission:

The mission of the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is to provide a basis for informed stewardship of estuaries in Southwest Florida through research and education.

About Us:

Located at the northern end of the Ten Thousand Islands on the gulf coast of Florida, the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve represents one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America. The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is managed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Coastal Office in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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