Martin County Florida
Spring Series 2020
Feb 20 - Mar 26

Join us Thursday evenings for lectures on natural topics by local experts.

Event Times:
Feb 20th-
FLORIDA POLLINATORS AND THEIR FORAGE NEEDS
Jennifer Holmes, Hani Honey Company, Florida State Beekeepers Assoc.
Jennifer is a UFIFAS Master Beekeeper, UFIFAS Senior Honey Judge, current President of Florida State Beekeepers Association, and Chair of Slow Food Treasure Coast. She also enjoys producing ferments from locally foraged, locally grown foods, and a forever passion for food and farmers.

Feb 27th-
6PM NIGHT HIKE @RIVERBEND PARK
Join us at Riverbend Park for a guided night hike where our senses are adjusted as we listen and watch for nocturnal creatures. $10 donation required paid in cash or check the night of.
Carpool from HSNC @5:30 9060 W Indiantown Rd, Jupiter Reservations required limited space

March 5th-
SNAKES ALIVE!
A presentation by educator Tracy Boothby on the role of snakes in the environment & identification of venomous species & non-venomous found in South Florida. Meet Live snakes!

March 12th-
THE SECRET LIVES OF BUTTERFLIES WITH ALANA EDWARDS, NABA
Join Ms. Edwards- FAU’s Center for Environmental Studies Education and Training Coordinator to learn about the butterfly lifecycle, interesting butterfly behaviors and how to attract these magnificent creatures to your own garden.

March 19th-
THINGS THAT GO BUMP ON THE BEACH
Naturalist Kim Mohlenhoff will lead a discussion on items that wash up on our shores, from common to uncommon, living and beyond.

March 26th-
SEATURTLES
A presentation on the ecology of sea turtles, their endangered status & nesting on local beaches. Turtle shells, leather goods, jewelry & other products are shown with a message to discourage international trade of endangered species products.

Event Location:
The Hobe Sound Nature Center
13640 SE Federal highway
Hobe Sound, FL  33475

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