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Core Workshops 

Location           

Lodging                   

Format            

Morningside Nature Center in Gainesville, FL

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

1.5 days in-person + 14 hrs online

Conservation Site Assessment & Planning

April 29-30, 2020 

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Austin Cary Forest Campus at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

2 days in-person + 8 hrs online

Collaborating to Manage Ecosystems

Dates TBD

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Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka, FL

Optional lodging available at Wekiwa Springs State Park Youth Camp

2 days in-person + 8 hrs online

Managing Visitors and Volunteers in Natural Areas

Dates TBD

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Gold Head Branch State Park in Keystone Heights, FL

Optional lodging available at Gold Head Branch State Park

2 days in-person + 8 hrs online

Florida Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Training


 

Ongoing (Click for details)

Online

Fire Workshops

Location           

Lodging                   

Format        

S-131 Firefighter Type I

June 2020


Doyle Conner DPI Building, FDACS, in Gainesville, FL

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

1 day in-person 

S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

June 2020


Doyle Conner DPI Building, FDACS, in Gainesville, FL

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

2 days in-person

S-130/190 Basic Wildland Firefighter

August 2020


Doyle Conner DPI Building, FDACS, in Gainesville, FL and Ordway-Swisher Biological Station in Melrose, FL (for field day)

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

4 days in-person + 8-12 hrs online

S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

Dates TBD


Ordway-Swisher Biological Station in Melrose, FL 

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging

(nearby options at Gold Head Branch State Park)

3 days in-person

RX-410 Smoke Management Techniques

Fall 2020


Disney Wilderness Preserve in Poinciana, FL

Optional lodging available at Florida FFA Leadership Training Center

5 days in-person; 3 full days and 2 half days