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Fall Coastal Master Naturalist Class Starting Soon!

Master Naturalists get the opportunity to explore and learn more about our local ecosystems. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson

Master Naturalists get the opportunity to explore and learn more about our local ecosystems. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson

Want to get a firsthand look at northwest Florida’s coastal environments? Check out the Florida Master Naturalist Program for a hands-on learning experience this fall!

Join UF IFAS 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 learning experience for adults. The FMNP both informs and prepares individuals to share information about Florida’s natural world and environmental history. Classes will be held most Wednesdays beginning September 18 through November 20, 2013 from 9 am until 2 pm. The $225 registration fee includes field trips, classroom training and materials.The Coastal Systems Module includes classroom instruction, field trips, and practical interpretive experiences related to the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of coastal systems in Florida.

Field trips will include: the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station, Pensacola Beach, Shoreline Park South, Project Greenshores and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

Registration: http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/cs13-22.htm Registration will close September 11, 2013.

Visit the Florida Master Naturalist website or contact Carrie (ctsteven@ufl.edu) or Rick (roc1@ufl.edu) for more information.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/05/fall-coastal-master-naturalist-class-starting-soon/

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