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      June 22, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      1800 Weedon Drive Northeast
      Saint Petersburg, Florida 33702

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      Why Snakes Are Cool

      Local herpetologist and environmental educator George L. Heinrich (Heinrich Ecological Services) will present on why snakes are cool! There are 46 native species of snakes in Florida and most occur in the central peninsula. Only four venomous species occur in central Florida and these snakes present little danger when left alone. Despite playing important ecological roles as both predators and prey, snakes remain highly misunderstood animals. Mr. Heinrich will discuss Florida snake diversity, natural history, conservation, and snake safety. This program is best suited for adults and children 8+ Questions or concerns? Please contact the Preserve at and (727)453-6500. Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD). UF/IFAS is an equal opportunity institution.

      Categories: Science

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