DATE: February 8, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
WHAT: The Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park in Hollywood continues the Lunch and Learn Nature Series for Adults, on Friday, February 22. The program runs from noon to 2 p.m., and lunch is included. A $7 donation is requested, to benefit the Friends of Anne Kolb volunteer group, and preregistration is required a week in advance.
The overall theme of this series of three lectures is “Working Toward a Healthier Natural Environment in South Florida,” and this session’s topic will be “Protecting and Restoring Our South Florida Ecosystems.” The presenter is Lorraine Meyers, a community outreach specialist with the South Florida Water Management District. She'll talk about efforts to protect and restore the northern and southern Everglades, two interdependent ecosystems that stretch across most of South Florida.
The third and final date for this program will be Friday, March 22, when the topic will be “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of South Florida.”
WHERE: Mangrove Hall
Anne Kolb Nature Center
751 Sheridan St., Hollywood 33019
WHEN: Friday, February 22, noon-2 p.m.
WHO: For adults.
HOW: A $7/person donation to the Friends of Anne Kolb volunteer group is requested. Preregistration is required a week before the program.
For further information, call the nature center at 954-357-5161. Anne Kolb is accessible via Broward County Transit Route #12.
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