SCF Venice Green Team to Host Guest Lecture “Overcoming Our Fears: Snakes”

(Bradenton, Fla., October 17, 2013) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Venice Green Team will host a guest lecture, “Overcoming Our Fears: Snakes,” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800, in the Selby Room. The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will be presented by University of South Florida biology doctoral student Adam Emerick. He is presently researching the Florida sand skink, a precinctive lizard that lives in the high sand ridges of Florida.

Woody McCree, associate professor, art, design, humanities, is the Green Team chair. The SCF Green Team is a group of faculty, staff and students who work in collaboration to design and implement projects that maintain the natural beauty and the environmental significance of SCF Venice.

For more information, contact Beverly Brown, SCF Venice provost office, at 941-408-1404. Maps and directions are online at

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