Special Presentation Given by Scott Johnson, Everglades Wonder Gardens New Director of Education

Join us for a special presentation by Scott Johnson, Everglades Wonder Gardens new Director of Education. Scott will introduce us to his past career highlights and what he is planning for Wonder Gardens Environmental Learning Center.
Our first “Flamingle Friday” this season takes place Friday ~ December 6th at 5 pm. 
Please call (239)913-6664 or email zawi@evergladeswondergardens.com  to reserve your ticket today. A donation of $25 per person or $20 for members is recommended to help the Gardens underwrite environmental education programming. 
The program starts at 5:00 for the meet and greet with Scott and hand-crafted beer and appetizers in the Gardens. Scott’s program will start promptly at 6:00 pm in the Everglades Wonder Gardens new Robert and Karin Moe Tea House. 
Momentum Brew House has brewed a special “Wonder Gardens IPA” and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.  Scott will be sharing his plans for the Environmental Education Programs at the EWG and his love of animals and the environment that brought him from the Texas Coast where he grew up, to his travels around the world.  He is well known for captivating an audience with his stories – often being stopped on the street by guests who have seen his educational presentations at the Naples Zoo  – so be sure to grab a ticket to this event!


About the speaker: 
 Scott Johnson was born and raised on the Texas Coast in a family that spent most of their time in the “Great Outdoors”. Growing up, Scott always knew he wanted to work with animals and after graduating from Texas A&M University, Scott made that goal a reality when he started his career as a zookeeper. Now, nearly a decade later, he finds himself as an Environmental Educator sharing his love of the natural world with us!


Hand-crafted beer
” Wonder Gardens IPA” donated by Momentum!

  Next Flamingle Friday is January 10th 
with the Wonder Gardens President & CEO, Thomas Hecker. The presentation will be about the Wonder Gardens upcoming Director’s Excursion to the Galapagos Islands and past excursions from Brazil to Belize. 
About Everglades Wonder Gardens
Located at 27180 Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs, Everglades Wonder Gardens is open daily from 9-5. The historical botanical gardens feature exhibits of rescued birds and reptiles. You can hand feed pink flamingos, feed alligators, tour aviary, turtle and tortoise exhibits, butterfly and orchid pavilion, bromeliad garden, orchid trail, art gallery and gift shop. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 65+, and $7 for children 3-12. For more information, please call 239-992-2591 or visit  www.evergladeswondergardens.com.

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