Learn about snakes at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Dec. 3

November 29, 2011

Gray rat snake.

Education is key when learning about Florida snakes

Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

Head over to the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center on Dec. 3 and learn all about snakes as Joe Wyatt gives a presentation about snakes in the Florida Panhandle.  Joe is the Naturalist at Hammock Bay in Freeport, Florida.  He has over 20 years of experience in the Natural Resources field.  Joe has advised and worked for several different conservation organizations from Pensacola to Apalachicola.
Joe will be giving examples of how snakes play a role in the environment.  He will teach about methods of recognizing different species of snakes (venomous vs. non-venomous).  You never know, he may even bring a “friend” or two.
This is sure to be a ssssssssenssssational presssssssentation!!!

Don’t forget to visit the snakes and other animals in the Exhibit Hall.

About the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center:
The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center offers education on a better understanding of our environment; with its focus on the importance of biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation, preservation and restoration of our natural resources.
 Each weekend, the Center will focus on a different theme, featuring specialized programs such as birds of prey, remnants of a forest, gopher tortoises and nature based movies.
Admission is $5 per person.
 Children ages 6 to 12 are $2.
Children 5 and under are free.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Open Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
To learn more, go to www.eowilsoncenter.org