Slither into the Oxbow Jan. 31 for Snakes Alive Presentation

See live snakes at the Oxbow Saturday, Jan. 31.
What lays eggs, is covered by scales, has a forked tongue, and is cold-blooded? A snake of course. On Saturday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. the Oxbow Eco-Center will be hosting the “Snakes Alive” program presented by naturalist extraordinaire Jerry Wall.  During this hands-on and up-close presentation participants will be learning about some of Florida’s native snakes as well as getting the chance to meet other species from around the globe. 

Learn why snakes play an important role in nature's balance in the food chain and gain a new found respect for these slithering reptiles.  Bring your camera for an unforgettable picture and a family member or friend along to share in the fun!  This presentation is appropriate for all ages. Cost is $5 per person and space is limited so reservations are a must.

Wall is a professional naturalist, writer, bird guide and has served as the chief naturalist for the City of Houston, Texas.  He has also appeared on numerous network television programs across the southeast U.S. (including “Carolina Safari” on CBS) talking about amazing animals. He is passionate about sharing the wonders of nature with others of all ages

The Oxbow Eco-Center is located at 5400 NE St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie (across from the Publix Shopping Center). For more information, contact the Oxbow at 772-785-5833 or send an e-mail to or visit Situated on a 225-acre preserve on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River, the Oxbow offers a rare glimpse of "the real Florida" with nature trails, boardwalks, observation towers and an interactive environmental learning center.

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