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Turtle Science: Why Turtles are Cool

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


This program will introduce the fascinating world of turtles and turtle science. Did you know that the sex of some species is determined at a pivotal point during egg incubation, or that turtles are among the most endangered group of animals on earth? How about the fact that turtles can ‘talk’ and are actually more social than we realized? Learn about their diversity, conservation, and the latest research findings.

Presented by George L. Heinrich, a local field biologist and environmental educator specializing in Florida reptiles. His company, Heinrich Ecological Services (www.heinrichecologicalservices.com), is based in St. Petersburg, Florida, and conducts wildlife surveys and research, natural history programming, and nature-based tours. George is currently the Executive Director of the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust (www.ftct.org).

Sponsored by the Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve. This webinar is recommended for older adolescents and adults and will only be available live on January 12th.

This free class will be presented online via Zoom. Registration is required. Once you have registered you will receive an email from Zoom with a link to join the class.

REGISTER HERE: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eqgaJbh3RC-w6U0p9YiG_w