August 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Free for members and children under 12; free for nonmembers with admission to the Garden
Elisabeth Cary
413.298.3926, x15

14.8.21The wonderful of SnakesThis program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the least known and most fascinating animals of our backyard. The illustrated talk will include methods of identifying snakes, a bit about their biology, interesting tidbits about their behaviors and the methods that snakes use to protect themselves and reproduce. Professor Tom Tyning will encourage families to get to know these shy and retiring animals. A live snake or two will be on hand to greet visitors.

Tom Tyning is Professor of Environmental Science at Berkshire Community College. He specializes in reptiles and amphibians in his research and actively researches local rattlesnake populations.

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