Polk County

April 12-14, 2017
Registration closes at 10:00am on April 7, 2017.
(Course Code: M17-02)

Classroom Facility Information

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve
4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland FL 33830

Instructors Information

Lead: Tabitha Biehl, Environmental Lands Stewardship Coordinator
Associate: Pam McDonald, Florida Master Naturalist and volunteer
Organization: Polk County Environmental Lands Program
Phone: 863-534-7377
Email: tabithabiehl@polk-county.net
Website: www.polknature.com


Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Surveying and Monitoring Mammals
9:00am - 9:15am Introductions
9:15am - 9:30am Surveying and Monitoring Mammals Pre-Test
9:30am - 9:45am Learning Objectives & Overview
9:45am - 10:00am Break
10:00am - 11:30am Surveying and Monitoring Mammals
11:30am - 12:00pm Questions, Discuss Field Trip/Exercise
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Field Trip/Exercise
4:30pm - 5:00pm Post-test, Evaluation, and Comments


Day 2 Thursday, April 13, 2017
Surveying and Monitoring Birds
9:00am - 9:15am Introductions
9:15am - 9:30am Surveying and Monitoring Birds Pre-Test
9:30am - 9:45am Learning Objectives & Overview
9:45am - 10:00am Break
10:00am - 11:30am Surveying and Monitoring Birds
11:30am - 12:00pm Questions, Discuss Field Trip/Exercise
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Field Trip/Exercise
4:30pm - 5:00pm Post-test, Evaluation, and Comments


Day 3 Friday, April 14, 2017
Surveying and Monitoring Herpetofauna
9:00am - 9:15am Introductions
9:15am - 9:30am Surveying and Monitoring Herpetofauna Pre-Test
9:30am - 9:45am Learning Objectives & Overview
9:45am - 10:00am Break
10:00am - 11:30am Surveying and Monitoring Herpetofauna
11:30am - 12:00pm Questions, Discuss Field Trip/Exercise
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Field Trip/Exercise
4:30pm - 5:00pm Post-test, Evaluation, and Comments



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