Core Modules



Freshwater Systems

This Module provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Freshwater Systems in Florida - Marshes, Swamps, and Permanent Wetlands (Lakes, Rivers, Etc.).

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Coastal Systems

This Module provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Coastal Systems in Florida - Coastal Uplands, Estuarine, and the various Nearshore Marine Environments.

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Upland Systems

This Module provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Upland Systems in Florida - Hardwood Forests, Pinelands, Scrub, Dry Prairie, Rangelands and more.

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Special Topics



Environmental
Interpretation

This course is designed to make participants better environmental interpreters and educators, so that others may learn about Florida’s natural history and its various conservation issues.

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Conservation
Science

This course is designed to educate people in the concepts, language, and science related to conservation needs, planning, and action. People that complete this course will become both better educators and participants in local conservation efforts.

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Wildlife
Monitoring

This course is designed to provide training in principles and commonly used techniques for surveying and monitoring wildlife. People that complete this course will better understand the reasons for monitoring wildlife and the methodologies used to do so.

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Habitat
Evaluation

This course is designed to provide training in principles and commonly used techniques for evaluating wildlife habitat. People that complete this course will better understand the reasons for evaluating wildlife habitat at different scales and the methodologies used to do so.

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