Science for Seniors
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Select Fridays at 1:00 p.m. | Ages 50+ | $5/per person, per program |Program Flyer
Program reservation is required. Sign up at the front desk or call 561-966-7000.
“Wings over Florida”
February 9, 2018
Presentation by: Alison Ashley, Green Cay Nature Center.
Behold the butterflies! Join butterfly gardener, Alison Ashley, to learn about Florida butterflies and how you can attract them to your yard. This program includes a guided butterfly walk. Participants will get their own “Wings over Florida butterfly checklist booklet with the opportunity to earn certificates for number of species seen.
“Making the Journey: A History of Birds on the Move”
February 23, 2018
Presentation by: Sydelle Dombrowsky, Green Cay Nature Center.
Our dynamic, ever-changing planet has undoubtedly influenced the evolution of birds over time. But how and why did birds begin migrating? How are they able to navigate such long distances? Join us for this thought-provoking program on the evolutionary history of bird migratory patterns to hopefully gain a better appreciation and understanding of these amazing, prehistoric creatures we all know and love at Green Cay.
“The Loggerhead Shrike’s Life Story”
March 9, 2018
Presentation by: Phil Rathner, Green Cay Nature Center
Join us for an incredible photo journey detailing the life of the Loggerhead Shrike. Come and actually see why this diminutive bird is nicknamed the Butcher Bird.
“Swimming with Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Seas”
March 23, 2018
Presentation by: Kayla Caldwell, Green Cay Nature Center
From trilobites to sea turtles the size of cars, take a journey through time as we wrap up this season’s Science for Seniors program exploring what the early ocean looked like. As harsh conditions and extinction events drive evolution, the struggle for survival re-shaped the local residential fauna and flora time and time again – eventually creating the world we see today.