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  • UF/IFAS Extension: Florida Master Naturalist Program Freshwater Wetlands Training

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    August 23, 2022

    Florida Master Naturalist Program

    Freshwater Wetlands Training

    Join Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension agents to learn more about Florida’s natural resources. The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a hands-on outdoor learning experience for adults who are interested in learning more about Florida’s environment. The FMNP both informs and prepares individuals to share information about Florida’s natural world and environmental history. This is a 40-hour class will be held Tue., Sep. 13 through Tue., Oct. 25, 2022, on most Tuesdays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration ranges from $250 - $300 and is open until 11 a.m., Sept. 7. Registration is available online at conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/fs22-12inperson.html.
    The Freshwater Wetlands Module includes classroom instruction, field trips, and practical interpretive experiences related to the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of wetland systems in Florida. Field trips will include Weaver Steephead, Blackwater State Park, Blackwater Fish Hatchery, Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Ponce de Leon Springs State Park.  
    For more information, contact Chris Verlinde at chrismv@ufl.edu or call 850-623-3868 or Rick O’Connor at roc1@ufl.edu or call 850-475-5230.
    Chris Verlinde
    chrismv@ufl.edu, (850) 623-3868