SCF Venice Green Team to Host Guest Lecture on Snakes

(Bradenton, Fla., February 12, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Venice Green Team will host a guest lecture, “Overcoming Our Fears: Understanding the Role of Florida’s Snakes in our Local Ecosystems,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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 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 students, faculty and staff 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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