Northwest Florida is home to some of the most beautiful waters and beach/dune systems in the world. Visitors from far and wide come to experience these natural wonders, but few have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of what they are seeing. While walking along these shores, visitors will learn about the waters, beaches, dunes, and wildlife (plants and animals) that make these ecosystems so special.
*I've been teaching and learning about our beaches and dunes for over 45 years.
*Marine Biology Master's degree from the University of Alabama - most classes I took were at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
*I created and taught a televised international science show for middle schools for over 12 years. Some of you may have been taught it in your school. "Integrated Science"
*I also taught Biology and Marine Biology in the Florida public school system for 10 years before getting my Ph.D. from the University Of Alabama in Secondary Science Education.
What will we do?
*Emerald Coast Beach and Dune Tours offers personalized visits to some of the most pristine areas along the northwest Florida Coast.
*Have you ever wondered what makes our beach so special? Come with me and I'll show you! We will look at what is on our beaches (often overlooked), why our dune systems are so important, the wildlife (both flora and fauna) that make this system so unique, and much more! Bring your questions!
*Tours in groups of 1-8 participants, $50 each person
*Participants should wear comfortable clothing, hats, bring water and snacks, sunscreen, binoculars and cameras.
*Level of exercise: Moderate, a casual walk along the beach. We can discuss accommodations if you need to I believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the discovery of our beaches.
*Tours daily: from 9am-12 or 2-5pm; or Private Party by special request.
Contact Dr. Rainey for further details or schedule a tour.See you on the beach!