2018 Festival Presenters

WILD ABOUT NATURE PRESENTATIONS – Saturday, January 20, 2018

Events Schedule: Saturday,  January 20

Festival Opens – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Education Stations

Exhibitions by environmental and community organizations throughout Southwest Florida.


9:15 a.m.             Harns Marsh: Past, Present and Future

9:45 a.m.             TBD

10:30 a.m.           Mark Renz, Florida’s Fabulous Fossils and More

11:15 -noon          “Duck Races” sponsored by the Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties

Noon – 1:30           TBD


About The Presenters:


Mark Renz

Mark Renz, a Fort Myers native, is a fossil guide and author of numerous books on Florida fossils, including “MEGALODON: Hunting the Hunter” (PaleoPress) and “Fossiling in Florida” (University Press of Florida).  During the Second Annual WOW Festival, Mark will share insights on the world of fossiling and will have bones and teeth from the following prehistoric animals on hand:  Mammoth, mastodon, sloth, armadillo, dugong, horse, bison, whale and shark.


His web site is http://www.fossilexpeditions.com.






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