WORKSHOPS AT THE NATURE CENTER

These 2-hour workshops provide a wealth of information on a variety of topics. Meet at the Nature Center 1:30pm. $5 donation. QUESTIONS? kathwren4@gmail.com

NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED; PAY AT THE DOOR

 

Saturday, Dec 2: NATIVE PLANTS AND SALE – Tom Heitzman (Sweet Bay Nursery) will bring a truck of native plants to sell, along with info on where to plant and how much sun and water each plant needs.

 

Saturday, Jan 6: HOW TO ATTRACT HUMMINGBIRDS TO YOUR YARD – John Groskopf will give us information on resident and migrant hummingbirds in Sarasota and which nectar plants will attract them.

 

Saturday, Feb 3: SNAKE TALES Lynda Becherelli, a Parks Naturalist, will explain the benefits of snakes to us, our environment, and other species. Learn about Florida’s snakes, how to identify them and how to live with them. Children welcome! Be prepared to see live snakes!

 

Saturday, Apr 7: THE VALUE OF INSECTS Karen Finch will educate us on the vast and engrossing world of insects, followed by a walk in our gardens to find and watch different insects at work.

 

Saturday, April 21: PURPLE MARTINS Sue Guarasci. A fascinating look at the largest American swallow. Opportunity to observe active nests, egg, and hatchlings from our Nature Center PM houses.