The Takoma Hort Club invites you to a talk on:
Carnivorous Plants and Their Murderous Ways:
a tale of traps, pools, and deadly hugs
Wednesday, February 19,
7:30 – 9:00 pm
7328 Carroll Avenue,
Takoma Park, MD
Venture into the world of the bizarre and experience the fascinating world of carnivorous plants. We will look through Darwin’s eyes and his first experiments with Drosera as we understand the habitats that gave rise to such incredible creatures. See first-hand 7 species of carnivorous plants. The first 10 attendees will have a chance to live-feed one of the plants after the presentation!
As School Programs Manager at Audubon Naturalist Society and Co-Chair of Naturally Latinos, Serenella Linares is dedicated to sparking nature curiosity and nature stewardship through environmental education. She is known around ANS for being
expert in two areas: making learning fun (for children and adults) and mycology (mushroom knowledge). She has spoken to the club twice about mushrooms and was invited back by popular demand. Serenella started with Audubon Naturalist Society in 2015 as a contract naturalist and was promoted to her position as Schools Program Manager on September 2016. She holds a Bachelor’s in biology from Universidad Metropolitana de Puerto Rico, a Master’s in atmospheric science from Howard University, and had graduate training in mycology from the University of Maryland. When Serenella is not teaching, she explores urban natural areas, photographs plants, insects, and fungi, and participates in citizen science projects.
Bring a recycled name tag to wear, a friend and a snack/beverage to share.
This fascinating talk is free and open to the public, but you are welcome to join or pay your Takoma Horticultural Club dues for 2020—still only $12. Correct change or check (made out to THC) will work.
See TakomaHort.org for more information on the club.
Don’t be late—seating is limited!