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See You Later Alligator: Poachers, Promoters, & Protectors of the Everglades’ Keystone Species

July 21 | 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 252-5026

This presentation explores the alligator as not just the keystone species of the Everglades, but its role in the evolution of the culture, economy, and cuisine of that region and as an iconic symbol of the state of Florida.

This is an in-person lecture. If you cannot join us in the Museum of the Everglades Lecture Hall, you may click the link below to sign up for the webinar.

An alligator, shot in the head, on a wooden boat. A young man on the left is holding a double-barrelled shotgun, while an older male is holding a pistol.
Owen (Ocala, Fla.). Two hunters with alligator they shot . 1890 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.