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Dr. Joseph Ryan and Charles Darwin visit local students for Darwin Week!


Dr. Joseph Ryan and Charles Darwin (pictured ) visited several classes at Darnell-Cookman in Jacksonville, Flagler College and St. Johns Community College in celebration of Darwin Week in February. They visited Michelle Mcgurr and Gayle Fiser’s class with Ryan and Darwin at Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School for the Medical Arts in Jacksonville. Classes learned about Darwin, his legacy and…

“Bioluminescence and Courtship Communication in Fireflies,” Dr. Marc Branham, Thursday, February 12th, 7 p.m., Evenings at Whitney Public Lecture

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Please join us for the February Evenings at Whitney Lecture, Thursday, February 12th. “Bioluminescence and Courtship Communication in Fireflies” will be presented by Dr. Marc Branham, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology University of Florida We are all familiar with fireflies and take them for granted as they inthrall us with their brilliant “lights”…

Clyde Butcher, wilderness photographer, hosted by St. Augustine Camera Club @ Whitney February 5th!

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The Saint Augustine Camera Club (SACC) is proud to announce “An Evening with Clyde,” a presentation by renowned photographer Clyde Butcher, famous for his wilderness photography of the Florida landscape. The event will be Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory auditorium across from Marineland. A reception and book-signing begins at…