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Panhandle Habitats: Rivers and Floodplains

Location

Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
(850) 670-7700

Date and Time

  • Wed, Nov 13, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Description

This class explores the ecology, geology, and natural history of the rivers and floodplains of the Florida Panhandle focused mainly on the Apalachicola River and Floodplain. Other types of river systems will also be discussed. Learn about the rich diversity of animals and plants found in the river and surrounding floodplain of the Apalachicola system and their connection to the bay. Be prepared to spend part of the day in the classroom and part in the field on our boat, the "Tideline" exploring the river and walking in the floodplain.

These professional level classes are intended for coastal decision makers such as elected officials, permitting staff, eco-tour operators, consultants, ecologists, park rangers, planners, developers, volunteer organizations and concerned citizens. All classes will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) beginning at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint, Florida, 32328.

Registration is required: You MUST register no later than five days before the class. Register ASAP as space is very limited. Cost: $15.00 per person per class payable to Friends of the Reserve, mail to: 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328. To register or for more information, contact Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 or Margo Posten at (850) 670-7719 or via email Margaret.posten@dep.state.fl.us or Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us.

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