The Calusa Herpetological Society
Of Southwest Florida

Thursday, February, 20237:00 pm

Recovery of Sanibel Wildlife (highlighting amphibians and reptiles)


This month's speaker is Chris Lechowicz, Treasurer of the Calusa Herpetological Society. He will give a presentation on the Recovery of Sanibel Wildlife Post-Ian, where he will highlight the amphibians and reptiles and their recovery in a changed landscape. Chris is the Director of the Wildlife & Habitat Management Program at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation where he has worked for over 20 years. Chris conducts research and monitoring of wildlife on Sanibel and other islands in Pine Island Sound and manages over 2000 acres of conservation land. He is the coauthor of the book: Amphibians and Reptiles of Sanibel & Captiva Islands: A Natural History (2013) and has been a Calusa Herp Society member since 2002.


After the meeting, you are invited to join us at a nearby restaurant (announced at the meeting) for more herp discussions and camaraderie over food and drinks. See you there! $5.00 for non-members per meeting or buy a year membership ($25 individual) or ($30 family/business). The address of the Calusa Nature Center is 3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905.


WHO'S INVITED? You are! Anyone with an interest in any aspect of herpetology or herpetoculture is welcome to attend, learn, and exchange their experiences with our friendly membership. Come out to meet others who keep, breed or study reptiles and amphibians, and let them share their fascination with you. We average 10 - 20 people attending every meeting.

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