Events in January

Speaker Series presented by LCEC: Nonnative Large Constrictors in Florida
Virtual Event

Speaker Series presented by LCEC: Nonnative Large Constrictors in Florida

Why are snakes important? Which ones are harmful and how can you tell? Protecting Florida’s natural resources from invasive species, like the Burmese python, starts with you. Tune in with the UF ‘Croc Docs’ to learn about the history of invasive reptiles and amphibians in Florida, how to identify native and nonnative snakes, and what you should do if you see one.

 

Admission: $10 per device plus applicable taxes and fees

Speaker: Justin Dalaba, Science Writer & Outreach Coordinator for University of Florida's Croc Docs

Why are snakes important? Which ones are harmful and how can you tell? Protecting Florida’s natural resources from invasive species, like the Burmese python, starts with you. Tune in with the UF ‘Croc Docs’ to learn about the history of invasive reptiles and amphibians in Florida, how to identify native and nonnative snakes, and what you should do if you see one.

 

About the Speaker:

Justin Dalaba is a part of the UF “Croc Docs,” a team of researchers on the forefront of reptile and amphibian conservation throughout south Florida and the Caribbean. Currently, he works to enhance public and scientific understanding of crocodilians and invasive species threats to Everglades restoration. He also serves as outreach chair for the Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (ECISMA).

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