Wilderness Wednesday: Our 8-Legged Neighbors

January 25, 2023

Museum of the Everglades

105 West Broadway Avenue
Everglades City, FL 34139

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The Big Cypress National Preserve is partnering with the Museum of the Everglades to bring you "Wilderness Wednesdays," a lecture series hosted at the museum every Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Join us for a series of talks from January through April presented by our National Parks Service on a variety of topics. Our 8-Legged Neighbors | January 25
Superstitions, misconceptions, and misunderstandings abound. How we feel about spiders is confusing. Why are they feared in some cultures and revered in other cultures? Are they creators or destroyers? Are they superheroes or villainous sidekicks? Why are they important to us and our environment? Join Ranger Jay as he weaves together a web of information to help us better understand and appreciate our 8-legged neighbors.