Johnson County Science Cafe’
Native Snakes of Kansas + More
Speakers: Dan and Grace Ann Johnson
Date: September 3, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Coaches Bar and Grill, 9089 W. 135th Street, one block west of 135th and Antioch, south side of 135th St.
Dan Johnson and his daughter, Grace Anne will bring their live collection of native snakes to the September meeting. Some of their collection was acquired on field trips with the Kansas Herpetological Society and others captured on personal trips. There will be other creepy crawlies present as well.
Dan has had a life long interest in “herps”. His original major at Kansas State University was Wildlife Biology. Although, he graduated with a degree in Business, he has always had a special interest in the outdoors. He is Past President of the Kansas Herpetological Society, Chairman of the Overland Park Arboretum BioBlitz, Volunteer Instructor at Powell Observatory (20 years) and member of the Missouri Prairie Foundation and several Audubon Societies.
He wrote a blog for about a year – http://natureusa.blogspot.com
Grace Anne recently graduated form Blue Valley High School and participated in Blue Valley’s CAPS Environmental Awareness and Animal Science program. She will attend Johnson County Community College this fall majoring in Biology. She has taken field trips with Dan since she was 4 years old.
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