Upcoming Events, Field Trips, and Webinars

WEBINAR — Invasive Species: Pathways, Process, Impacts and Prevention

Join us on Wednesday, February 15 at 2pm. Dr. Deah Lieurance will walk you through the steps a non-native species takes towards becoming an invasive species, including the pathways for arrival, what facilitates establishment and spread of the species, and a range of negative impacts to the environment, economy and to human health.

FIELD TRIP — Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park

Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park

Join us Saturday, Feb. 25 at 9:30am for a tour of Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park led by Florida Wildflower Foundation’s Emily Bell. This hike will take you through pine flatwoods, sandhill and ephemeral wetlands where we will see a wide diversity of native flora including the carnivorous Small butterwort (Pinguicula pumila) and lovely Skyblue lupine (Lupinus diffusus).


WEBINAR — The Answer My Friend…Wind Pollination: How and Why?

Join us on Wednesday, March 15 at 2pm. James Stevenson with Pinellas UF/IFAS will teach you the truth about what species are responsible for common seasonal allergies, what species are NOT and how plants have evolved to take advantage of airborne pollination.

FIELD TRIP — Everglades National Park

Join us Saturday, March 18 at 9:00am for a guided hike in Everglades National Park. Renowned naturalist and author Roger Hammer will lead us through pine rockland, prairie and hardwood hammock ecosystems in search of flowering grass-pink orchids and other unique wildflowers.