Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast – Presentation November 10, 2021

The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County in conjunction with the St. Lucie County Paula Lewis Library will be conducting a lunch and learn presentation entitled “Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast” on November 10, 2021 from Noon – 1 p.m. This event will be hosted by Maureen Gallagher, Library Branch Manager with the Paula Lewis Library in Port St Lucie. During this event Ken Gioeli, UF/IFAS St. Lucie County Extension Agent will discuss the emergence of Peters’s rock agama on the Treasure Coast. Bring a lunch. Cold drinks will be provided.

Male Peters's Rock Agama
Adult male Peters’s rock agama.
Credit: Pam Harting, Florida Master Naturalist

Peters’s rock agama are the common name for the large new lizards with the red heads being seen in urbanized areas of the community. This lunch and learn lecture is designed to teach Florida residents and visitors about agama biology and management. The Paula Lewis Library is located at 2950 SW Rosser Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, religion, or national origin.

Registration is not required. This program is free of charge. For additional information, contact Maureen Gallagher, gallagherm@stlucieco.org.

What: Lunch and Learn – Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast
Presenters: Ken Gioeli, UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County
When: November 10, 2021 at 12 – 1 PM
Where: Paula Lewis Library, 2950 SW Rosser Blvd, Port St Lucie
Registration: Not Required.
Cost: Free
Information: Maureen Gallagher, gallagherm@stlucieco.org


The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With offices in each of Florida’s 67 counties, UF/IFAS Extension works to bring science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents.

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Posted: November 3, 2021


Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: #events, Agama, Event, Invasive Reptile


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