Ever wonder about the animals that eek and creep in the night?
Check out Creatures of the County, a group of fun interactive presentations held at the Museum that will have families exploring all things unique about creatures in Broward County. Beginning in October, wildlife professionals present fascinating information about incredible species that live in the Everglades.
The community will have the opportunity to see reptiles from a close distance and learn about their importance as a species in the environment. All workshops include an engaging collaborative art activity that will have you working with others to collectively create a work of art.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary affair! Open to all ages.
Free with Museum admission
To RSVP ahead of time please call 954-340-5000
About the Speaker
Michiko A. Squires is a geomatics graduate student and University of Florida ‘Croc Doc’ based out of the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Florida. Her interests include herpetology, natural history and volunteered geographic information projects. She has been involved in Greater Everglades stewardship since 2006, and is a recent recipient of the Jack A. Falk III scholarship for Everglades conservation, restoration, and sustainability for her commitment to Everglades research and education.
Creatures of the County is part of Forever Broward, an art of community project funded by the Community Foundation of Broward. Forever Broward brings awareness of life out west of 1-95, and also aims to involve the community in several captivating new experiences within Broward County. Creatures of the County explores fascinating creatures that live in one of Florida’s most unique and historical places, the Everglades.
This programming has been made possible by support from the following Community Foundation of Broward Funds: Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, Ruth H. Brown Fund for the Arts, Mary N. Porter Community Impact Fund and David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Funding for this programming is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Division.