Lunch & Learn Lecture
Rookery Bay hosts a lunch lecture series from October through April, with speakers discussing environmental or local cultural topics. Lunch and dessert provided by Carrabba’s and Costco. Lectures are free for members and $10 for non-members Reservations are strongly recommended by calling 417-6310 x401. Title: “Goliath Grouper- Giant of the Reef” given by: Bryan Fleuch, County Extension Director and Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent. Lecture description: Management of the goliath grouper, the largest member of the sea bass family in our region, has become an intensely debated issue in recent years. Once severely overfished, they have made a substantial comeback, but there is still much to be learned about the reef giants. Join Bryan Fluech, the UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent in Collier County as he will share insights into the life history and management issues surrounding goliath grouper.
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road, Naples, FL 34113