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Nature Speaker Series

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium proudly announce our 2023 Nature Speaker Series.
Join us on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Planetarium.
Members: Free | Non-Members: $15

This monthly series will feature experts from many different wildlife, conservation, and environmental fields. Each speaker is unique and will bring fascinating stories of their work and passion to our guests.

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Mosquitos: What Are They Good For? with Sheyanne Mastro

Wednesday, May 10th, 2023


Speaker: Sheyanne Mastro, B.S. Marine Science from Florida Gulf Coast University, former Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium Naturalist, Naples Botanical Gardens


To most of us, mosquitos are a nuisance, constantly buzzing and biting. But did you know that mosquitos are extremely important to the environment and to making ecosystems function properly? Come learn about the benefits and dangers of mosquitos from guest speaker Sheyanne Mastro.

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