Tue, May 6 (8:45 am - 4:30 pm)
This class covers the ecology, geology, and natural history of the pine
flatwoods and savannas. Learn about the various habitats and plant communities.
Subjects will include biodiversity, plants and animals and their interactions,
the vital importance of the system and threats and conservation. Be prepared to
spend the morning in the classroom and the afternoon in the field exploring the
flatwoods and savannas of the Apalachicola National Forest. Waterproof footwear
is advised as the savannas can be wet.
Thu, May 8 (5:30 - 7 pm)
Find out how you can be prepared for
hurricanes and storm surges and how to use the new Storm Surge
Tue, May 13 (9 am - 4:30 pm)
Come join us for an interactive forum for ecological restoration professionals. This is the first in an
anticipated series of topical forums to share experiences and lessons learned, ask questions, find out
about potential funding and more. The goals are to learn from each other and encourage science-based
decision making to improve success of restoration projects.
Thu, May 29 (8:45 am - 4:30 pm, Central)
This class covers covers karst geology, formation of caves and sinkholes, ecology,
wildlife and plants as well as the importance of these systems, threats and conservation.
Be prepared to spend the morning in the classroom and afternoon on a field trip to Florida
Caverns State Park where we will tour the Caverns, visit local sinkholes and springs and
have an optional canoe or kayak paddle. There is an additional $5/person charge for this
class, plus optional canoe/kayak rental if necessary.