Broward County

April 24 - May 22, 2017
Registration closes at 10:00am on April 20, 2017
(Course Code: fs17-10)

Classroom Facilities

UF/IFAS Broward County Extension Office (Extension)
3245 College Ave., Davie, FL, 33314

Sawgrass Nature Center (SNC)
3000 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Flamingo Gardens (FG)
(between Griffin Road and I-595 on Flamingo)
3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 33330

Tentative Field Trip Locations

Everglades Holiday Park
21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332

Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Wakodahatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33484

Instructors Information

Leads: Kristen Hoss, President - Tanawha Presents, LLC
John J. Pipoly III, Ph.D., FLS, Urban Horticulture/Climate Change Extension Agent -
UF/IFAS Broward County Extension
Assistant: Robert Carew, Board Member for Youth Environmental Alliance
Organization: Tanawha Presents LLC
Phone: 248-933-1069 (Kristen)

Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Monday, April 24, 2017 (Extension)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Intro, Admin, Pre-test, Ecology, Video Marsh

Day 2 Thursday, April 27, 2017 (SNC)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Waterbirds, Reptiles and Amphibians

Day 3 Monday, May 1, 2017 (Extension)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Interpretation,Herbaceous wetland plants, Video Swamps

Day 4 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (Extension)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Fish and inverts

Day 5 Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm Field Trip: Everglades Holiday Park
Marshes, Airboat Tour, Sawgrass, Alligator Flag ponds, etc.

Day 6 Monday, May 8, 2017 (SNC)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Mammals ,general birds, Video

Day 7 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (Flamingo)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Permanent wetlands, Woody Plants,

Day 8 Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm Field Trip: Wakodahatchee, Grassy Waters & Green Cay Nature Center
ID signs, tracks, organisms

Day 9 Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm Field Trip: Tall Cypress, Fern Forest

Day 10 Monday, May 22, 2017 (Extension)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Final Project Presentations, Graduation

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