Learning at Loxahatchee Lecture Series

Learning at Loxahatchee sunset graphic

Learning at Loxahatchee Lecture Series is 

FREE with a valid refuge entrance pass.


View the 2018 Learning at Loxahatchee flyer here.

 

Freshwater Fly Fishing

Thursday, December 20th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Speaker: Ted Shaine/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Volunteer
Description: Try your hand at fly fishing! Ted will hold a seminar on freshwater fly fishing on the refuge. Supplies are limited, bring your own fly rod if you have one. Maximum of 15 participants. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please call 561-734-8303. Meet at the C-6 Pavilion.

Native Butterfly Gardening

Thursday, January 10th at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Harvey Lee/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Volunteer
Description: Learn how to successfully grow a butterfly garden to sustain native butterflies. Maximum of 25 participants. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please call 561-734-8303. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Ethnobotany of a Cypress Swamp

Thursday, January 24th at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Bruce Rosenberg/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Volunteer
Description: Ethnobotany is the study of how people make use of native plants for food and medicine. There will be a short tour of the Cypress Swamp Boardwalk following the lecture. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Non-native Lizards of South Florida

Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Justin Dalaba/Science Writer and Outreach Coordinator/University of Florida
Description: Justin is an expert on lizards and will report on the invasive lizard species that threaten south Florida. Live lizards will be on display. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Native Snakes of Loxahatchee

Thursday, March 21st at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Veronica Kelly/Park Ranger/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Description: Loxahatchee’s own snake enthusiast, Veronica Kelly, will discuss the snakes of Loxahatchee and help debunk some common snake myths. Live snakes will be on display. Meet at the Visitor Center.

The Everglades Living Laboratory

Thursday, April 11th at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Eric Cline/Wetlands Ecologist/South Florida Water Management District
Description: Eric will report what we have learned from studying the unique living laboratory of the Everglades, the Loxahatchee Impoundment Landscape Assessment. Meet at the Visitor Center.