Residents of your community may wonder about the natural world. They see something different or odd and think, ‘Why’? This lecture series seeks to answer some of those questions. What is the purpose of certain behaviors? Why are some plants found in certain areas and not others?

These are on-site lectures at your community about various aspects of the natural world, with an emphasis on topics of local interest. They include discussions of different types of plants and animals and their importance to Florida ecosystems. Each lecture will consist of a Powerpoint presentation and take approximately one hour with additional time for audience questions. Below are some available lecture topics.

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all lectures are currently also available in an online format through Zoom.