Palm Beach County
October 26 - November 7, 2017
Registration closes at 10:00am on October 20, 2017.
(Course Code: E17-06)
Classroom Facilities Information
UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County
Mounts Building: Auditorium
531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Pine Jog Environmental Education Center
6301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve: Watershed Management Entrance
8537 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Lead: Chris Lockhart, Field Biologist, Plant Ecologist and Environmental Educator, Habitat Specialists, Inc.
Associates: Molly Sims, Retired Educator and Advanced Master Naturalist
Rebecca Dougherty, Biologist and Advanced Master Naturalist
Guest Speaker: Dr. Dianne Owen, Professor, Environmental Sciences, FL Atlantic University
Organization: Habitat Specialists, Inc.
Tentative Course AgendaThis course includes field activities, including collecting data outdoors. Adaptations will be provided as needed.
|Day 1||Thursday, October 26, 2017
Mounts Building Auditorium
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Large Scale Habitat Assessment
Use of GIS for site evaluation
|Day 2||Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Pine Jog EEC
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Local Scale Habitat Assessment (Classroom and field exercise)|
|Use of GIS for site evaluation,
Guest speaker, Dr. Dianne Owen
|Day 3||Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Grassy Waters EP
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Evaluating Water Quality (Classroom and field exercise)|
|Lake Watch Program|
|Guest Speaker, Graduation|