Presented by: Paul Evans

ISLAMORADA – The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center Presents… “Saving the Keys’ Tomorrow,” a lecture presented on Wednesday, May 11, with Paul Evans, Science Writer and Outreach Coordinator for UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center.

Paul Evans’ gave a historical understanding and described the ecological importance of the vibrant wildlife naturally found in the Keys, and the invasive species threatening their existence. Additionally, he introduced resources to correctly identify, and report invasive species observed outdoors in the Keys. 

Paul Evans is the Science Writer and Outreach Coordinator with the University of Florida’s Croc Docs research team. The Croc Docs are a team of biologists, researchers, managers, and outreach specialist working to improve the understanding and conservation of reptiles, amphibians, and endangered mammals in South Florida and in the Caribbean as well. Paul aims to bridge knowledge gaps existing in the conservation field through wildlife education, scientific research, and public engagement. He has aided in improving public perception of lesser studied species with organizations in Alaska, Scotland, and is excited to continue his work in South Florida.