Online coursework: January 2-15, 2024
Live virtual session: (via Zoom) 1-hour Tuesday, January 9th at 2pm ET
In-person workshop: January 17-18, 2024
Course is FULL
This is a NATA Core workshop, leading to the Certificate in Natural Areas Management. This training builds a foundation of skills useful in conducting site assessments and developing resource management plans.
This workshop is presented in a hybrid format (Both the online and in-person trainings are REQUIRED)
Approximately 8 hours across 2-weeks (on your own, with weekly assignment deadlines); reliable internet connection and computer required. Example from Online Agenda 2022
Attend 1-hour live virtual welcome session (via Zoom), during the 2nd week of the online coursework.
Two days of in-person training at University of Florida's Austin Cary Forest Campus northeast of Gainesville, FL.
Agenda for field day: Day 1 - 9:30pm to 5:30pm, Day 2 - 8:00am to 16:00pm; Workshop Agenda 2024 DRAFT
$325 (does not include lodging)
*EARLY registration is available to anyone who has graduated from one or more of the NATA core certificate courses (Managing for Visitors and Volunteers, Managing for Diversity, Collaborating to Manage Ecosystems, or Conservation Site Assessment & Planning). Contact NATA Training Coordinator >1 week in advance of the early registration date for early access code.
Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging. When selecting lodging, note that Austin Cary Forest is located 20-25 minutes drive northeast of downtown Gainesville. For convenience, we recommend a hotel near downtown/central Gainesville (University Ave & Main St, or SW 13th St).
Natural Areas Training Academy