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Due to public health concerns, the Science on Tap: Reptiles event has been postponed to an undetermined later date, more details coming soon. The Museum will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Sometimes it can feel like Mother Nature is out to get us, but is she really? Join the Florida Museum and University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. for an engaging conversation about reptiles with experts in the field as part of the series “Is Florida Trying to Kill Me?”

Topic: Reptiles

Speaker: Coleman Sheehy, Collection Manager at the Florida Museum’s Division of Herpetology


  • 6:30 p.m. – Event starts! Grab a bite, brew and mingle with faculty/staff from the Florida Museum and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute.
  • 7-8 p.m. – Audience discussion.
  • 8-8:30 p.m. – Meet representatives from local organizations.

The event activities and discussion are FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Watch live starting at 7 p.m.

Spring Series Schedule:

Jan. 30Mosquitoes at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.
March 11Wildfires at First Magnitude Brewing Co.
April 2 (New date coming soon.)Reptiles at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.


Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu


Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.

1001 NW Fourth Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

Phone: 352-448-9375

Website: View Venue Website

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