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Suncoast CISMA: Aquatic Invaders

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

St. Petersburg, FL

Suncoast CISMA: Aquatic Invaders

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The Suncoast Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is hosting two professionals to discuss aquatic invaders. Jeffrey E. Hill, PhD, Associate Professor of Fisheries Aquatic Sciences at the University of Florida will present on Florida's invasive fish. Following his presentation, Jenn Bernatis, PhD, Biological Scientist II with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will talk specifically about the invasive applesnails of Florida. 

Agenda

9:30 - Suncoast CISMA Updates & Announcements

9:45 - Florida's Invasive Fish

10:45 - Break

11:00 - Invasive Applesnails in Florida

12:00 - Dismiss

Suncoast CISMA's mission is to address the threat to native diversity within the Suncoast Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area by coordinating and increasing efforts to eliminate or reduce invasive, non-native plants and animals across public and private boundaries.

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Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

Pinellas County Extension at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural, cultural and archaeological history of the Preserve in order to demonstrate how the environment and people support and shape each other. For more information please call (727) 453-6500.

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