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Conservation Site Assessment and Planning: Core workshop

This workshop builds a foundation of skills useful in conducting site assessments and developing resource management plans. 

Dates:

April 23-24, 2019. You missed this year's workshop! Look out for this workshop in 2020!

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Participants will:

  • Learn how to conduct a rapid site assessment
  • Discover sources of information useful when conducting site assessments
  • Gain experience classifying the condition of forest vegetation communities
  • Identify site-specific threats to natural resources at small and large spatial scales
  • Develop management objectives and design management strategies that effectively address these objectives
  • Identify components of effective management plans based on program needs and goals
  • Learn about a variety of management plans used by county, state, and federal agencies

This workshop is presented in a hybrid format (Both the online and in-person trainings are REQUIRED)

Pre-coursework online:

Approximately 8 hours, to be completed at your own pace.

In-person training:

Two day in-person training at University of Florida's Austin Cary Forest Campus in Gainesville, FL.

Registration Fee:

$275 (does not include lodging)

Lodging:

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging. When selecting lodging, note that Austin Cary is located on the northeast side of Gainesville.

For more information, contact: 

Meghan Lauer, Workshop Coordinator

Natural Areas Training Academy

(850) 875-7153

nata@ifas.ufl.edu

Instructor Michael Andreu instructs class