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Off the Page: Carnivorous Plants of Florida with Writer and Carnivorous Plant Expert Kenny Coogan

November 4, 2023 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library hosts this all-ages program as part of the Off the Page Literary celebration. This program features a discussion of the 32 species of carnivorous plants in Florida with author and expert Kenny Coogan. Plant sale to follow.

Kenny Coogan holds a master’s degree in Global Sustainability and is passionate about Florida’s wildlife and plants. He has published over 400 articles on pets, livestock, and gardening for publications including Countryside, Hobby Farms, Chickens, Backyard Poultry, and Florida Gardening magazines. Coogan is an active member with the International Carnivorous Plant Society, serving as the Education Director. He currently runs a successful carnivorous plant nursery in Tampa.

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Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the The Library Foundation for Sarasota County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

November 4, 2023 @ 10:15 am -
November 4, 2023 @ 12:15 pm

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Presenter Information:
Kenny Coogan, Writer and Carnivorous Plants Expert, International Carnivorous Plant Society
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Event Venue:

Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
4143 Woodmere Park Blvd.
Venice, Florida 34293
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