Wednesday, January 17, 2024

February 2024 Meeting - Alyssa Vinson - Mushrooms

Join us Monday, February 12th, 2024 at 7pm.  

Harlee Building/County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

Speaker: Alyssa Vinson - Mushrooms

Our February 12 speaker will be Alyssa Vinson, an environmental science educator for the past 15 years working in Alaska, Oregon and now Florida. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Florida in Ecological Restoration. and is a certified arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture. Her current role as Residential Horticulture Agent in Manatee County allows her to work with the Master Gardener Volunteer program, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program, and the Florida Master Naturalist Program. She will speak about mushrooms: their biology, identification strategies, cultural significance and contemporary uses.