January 8, 2020 @ 10:00AM — 11:00AM
Speaker Ryan Young, Biologist, Founder of Rising Tide Explorers Kayak Adventures
Come hear Ryan speak about his experiences in the mangroves and how important they are to our eco-system.
As an eagle scout, world traveler, biologist, and kayaking expert Ryan knows what it means to be an explorer. After a long career as a student, Florida biologist, and local guide, Ryan founded Rising Tide Explorers to help connect people to the most qualified guides in the region and provide them with the most unique adventures in Southwest Florida. Ryan has a master’s degree in Environmental Science from FGCU specializing in Florida Wetlands, is a level 2 Kayaking Instructor with the American Canoe Association, and can answer any question you throw at him! His specialties include wetland ecology, water quality, species identification, biological indicators, restoration ecology, and more!