Learning at Loxahatchee Lecture Series


Learning at Loxahatchee Lecture Series is 

FREE with a valid refuge entrance pass.

View the 2018 Learning at Loxahatchee flyer here.


Lecture Topic: Ethnobotany of a Cypress Swamp

Date: Thursday, January 25th at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Bruce Rosenberg • Master Naturalist • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Volunteer
Description: Ethnobotany is the study of how people make use of native plants for food and medicine. At the conclusion of the lecture there will be a short tour of the Cypress Swamp Boardwalk.

Lecture Topic: Alligators of South Florida
Date: Thursday, February 22 at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Laura Brandt • Regional Scientist • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Description: Dr. Brandt is the leading authority on alligators in south Florida and will discuss the current and future status of this iconic reptile.

Lecture Topic: Freshwater Fish & Invasive Reptiles
Date: Thursday, March 22 at 1:30 pm
Speaker: Kelly Gestring • Nonnative Fish and Wildlife Biologist • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Description: Kelly will report on the status of Florida freshwater fish and the invasive reptiles that threaten south Florida.

Lecture Topic: The Science of Scat
Speaker: Serena Rinker • Interpretive Specialist • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Date: Thursday, April 26 at 1:30 pm
Description: Loxahatchee’s own Premier Pundit of Poop, Serena Rinker will discuss the serious science of scat and help you become your own skilled scat expert.