By Chris Verlinde

Want to get a firsthand look at NW Florida’s freshwater environments? Join the Florida Master Naturalist Program for a hands-on learning experience!

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Florida Master Naturalist Program Freshwater Systems 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 learning experience for adults. The FMNP both informs and prepares individuals to share information about Florida’s natural areas and environmental history. This is a 40 hour class beginning March 8, 2016. Registration is $230. This fee includes field trips, classroom training and materials.

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The Freshwater Systems Module includes classroom instruction, field trips, and practical interpretive experiences related to the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of freshwater wetland systems in Florida.  Field trips will include: Garcon Point ecosystems, Mobile Bay Delta Safari Tour, Roy Hyatt Environmental Center, Morrison and Ponce De Leon Springs and other wetland habitats.

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Registration: http://www.masternaturalist.org and click on current course offerings.  Registration will close March 2, 2016 at 9 am CST! 

Target Audience: Adults who are interested in learning more about Florida’s environment!

Contact Chris for more information

Office 850-623-3868

Cell 850-777-7884

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