Public forum on Walton’s biodiversity with Bruce Means Sept. 27

September 13, 2012

South Walton Community Council is hosting a public forum on the biodiversity of Walton County on Sept. 27. Guest speaker will be  D. Bruce Means, PhD, President and Executive Director Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy; Adjunct Professor Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

The title of Dr. Means presentation is Walton County Biodiversity: The Wonderful World of Its Animals, Plants, and Ecosystems. Learn details of Walton County’s diverse ecosystem. Professor Means’ presentation will focus on how the biodiversity of Walton County fits into the larger picture of the biodiversity hotspot that is the Florida Panhandle. Lively discussion of Walton County’s animal and plant life, and its exquisite and rare ecosystems with color photos will also be featured.

Professor Means will be available to sell and sign his books, including Priceless Florida, Natural Ecosystems and Native Species.

Free and open to the public, the forum will be held Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library, 437 Greenway Trail , Santa Rosa Beach.