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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 First Magnitude Brewing Co. for an engaging conversation about wildfires with experts in the field as part of the series “Is Florida Trying to Kill Me?”

Topic: Wildfires

Speaker: Ludie Bond, wildfire mitigation specialist and public information officer for the Florida Forest Service

Schedule:

  • 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.

Save the date on Facebook 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 2Reptiles at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.

Organizer

Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu

Venue

First Magnitude Brewing Company

1220 SE Veitch St.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Phone: 352-727-4677

Website: http://www.fmbrewing.com/

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