Lee County

March 7 - Apil 11, 2017
Course and the wait list have filled.
(Course Code: fs17-05)

Classroom Facility Information

Wa-ke-Hatchee Park: Recreation Center

16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers, Florida, 33908

Instructor Information

Lead: Mick Curtis, Ethno Botany Interpretive guide, Matanzas Pass Preserve
Assistant: Jim Rodwell, Interpretive Guide Matanzas Pass Preserve
Organization: Friends of Matanzas Pass Preserve, Inc.
Phone: 410-456-6753 (Mick)
Email: Mick@MickCurtis.com

Guest Speakers

Jean McCollum, Fish and Wildlife Biologist
John Cassini, FGCU Adjunct Member
Roger Hammer, Wildlife Photographer and Author
Dennis Gardina, FWC Everglades Regional Biologist
Win Everham, FGCU Professor and Program Leader of Environmental Studies



Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Wa-ke-Hatchee Park Recreation Center
8:00am - 4:30pm Welcome, Pre-Test, Student Expectations
  Class Activities


Day 2 Tuesday, March 14, 2017
8:30am - 11:00am Okaloacoochee Slough Field Trip
1:00pm - 4:30pm Wa-Ke-Hatchee Recreation Center Class Activities


Day 3 Tuesday, March 21, 2017
8:00am - 12:30pm Wa-Ke-Hatchee Recreation Center
Class Activities
2:00pm - 3:30pm Field Trip C.R.E.W


Day 4 Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Wa-ke-Hatchee Recreation Center
8:00am - 4:30pm Class Activities


Day 5 Tuesday, April 4, 2017
8:45am - 11:00am Six Mile Cypress Slough Field Trip
1:00pm - 4:30pm Wa-Ke-Hatchee Recreation Center
Class Activities


Day 6 Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Wa-ke-Hatchee Recreation Center
8:00am - 4:30pm Final Project Presentations
  Evaluation, Post-Test, Graduation

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Please bring you lunch and drinks with you.

All students should be dressed for field trips with appropriate sun protection and dress.



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.

UF/IFAS OCI

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.

Stay Connected

Follow FMNP on Facebook and Instagram to get the latest information regarding the many different courses.

  Facebook

  Instagram

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (352) 294-3583
  • Email:
    msowder@ufl.edu
  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611