Clay County

April 21-23, 2017
Registration closes at 10:00am on April 17, 2017
(Course Code: M17-01)

Classroom Facility Information

Jennings State Forest
1337 Longhorn Road, Middleburg, FL 32068

Instructors Information

Lead: Carol Wyninger, UF/IFAS Extension Duval County
Associates: Amy Morie, Mulberry Hill Studio, and Luke Harlow
Assistants: Allan Hallman, FWCC and Elizabeth Smith, FDACS, Division of Forestry
Organization: UF/IFAS Extension Duval County
Phone: 904-220-0232

Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00am - 12:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Course overview, Pretest
Surveying and Monitoring Mammals Presentation and Expert Discussion
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:00pm Monitoring Mammals Field Exercises
Surveying and Monitoring Herpetofauna Presentation
Wrap-up and overview of Saturday activities

Day 2 Saturday, April 22, 2017
2:00pm - 5:300pm Surveying and Monitoring Birds Presentation and Expert Discussion
5:30pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 10:00pm Herpetofauna Expert Presentations
Monitoring Mammals and Herpetofauna Field Exercises
Overnight camping may be available

Day 3 Sunday, April 23, 2017
6:00am - 12:00pm Monitoring Birds and Herpetofauna Field Exercises
12:00pm - 2:00pm Brunch, Post Test, Evaluation, Graduation


Activity Locations & Times may change due to unforeseen circumstances. It is the student’s responsibility to verify field information. Dress accordingly to outside activities and weather conditions.

Transportation and lunches are not included. Bring lunch each day in a cooler.

Complete schedule and course materials will be provided at the first class session.

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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