Duval County

March 27 - May 1, 2018
Registration closes at 10:00am on March 22, 2018
(Course Code: cs18-06)

Classroom Facility Information

North Florida Land Trust Milam House
11994 Houston Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32226

Instructors Information

Leads: Carol Wyninger, Duval County Extension and Christina Nelson, Amelia Naturally
Associate: Elizabeth Strawbridge, North Florida Land Trust
Assistants: Jamie Brock, Omni Hotel
Karen Tobi
, Duval Extension
Robert Finnick, Duval Extension
Organizations: Duval County Extension and Amelia Naturally
Phone: 904-220-0232 (Carol)
Email: wyninger@comcast.net





Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Tuesday, March 27, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Course Overview, Paperwork
Presentation:  Ecology
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Presentations: Coastal Uplands, Interpretation
Video: Beach and Dune Systems
Form groups for projects


Day 2 Tuesday, April 3, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm Field Trip: Huguenot Park, Beach and Marine
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Presentations: Invertebrates 1, Waterbirds
Project work time


Day 3 Tuesday, April 10, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm Field Trip: Ft. Clinch State Park, Coastal Uplands 
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Presentation: Marine and Estuarine Systems, Herptiles
Projectwork time


Day 4 Tuesday, April 17, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm Presentations: Invertebrates 2,  General Birds
Video: Nearshore Environment
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Presentation: Mammals
Video: Estuarine Systems
Project work time



Day 5 Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm Field trip: Kayak Trip, Estuarine Habitats
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Presentation: Saltwater Fish
Interpretive Speaking
Project work time


Day 6 Tuesday, May 1, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm

Presentation: Ethics
Video: Coastal Systems and Modern Human Society
Guest speaker TBA

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Final Project presentations, Paperwork, Graduation


Special Instructions:

You will receive a final course schedule and course materials on the first day of class.

Bring lunch each day in a cooler. There may be limited restaurants nearby

Field Trip Locations & Times may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Course Time Schedule does not include travel time, except between AM & PM classes.

Missing a class or a field trip:

  • You can miss 1 classroom session and 1 field trip session (typically the equivalent of one day) during the course and still become certified (If a teacher, check with your school board for their requirements.)



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