Orange County

January 19 - February 24, 2018
Registration closes at 10:00am on January 16, 2018
(Course Code: fs18-06)


Class Facility Information

Oakland Nature Preserve
747 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34760

Instructor Information

Lead: Jacqueline Y. Rolly
Associate:Todd Angel
Organization: Oakland Nature Preserve
Phone: 321-633-1702
Email: j.y.rolly@att.net
Website: http://www.oaklandnaturepreserve.org/



Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Friday, January 19, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm Classroom – Welcome, Introduction, Pre-Test, Project Requirements
 

Presentations –Interpretation, Ecology, Herbaceous Wetland Plants,
Forested Wetlands

  Video: Marshes
 

Bring your lunch, walk up the Boardwalk (TBD) at the Preserve and/or Sinkhole



Day 2 Friday, January 26, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm Field Trip (PM) –  Lake Louisa State Park, Baygall, Wet Prairie, Domes
  Presentation – Permanent Wetlands, Fish
  Video: Lakes, Rivers, and Springs
 

Bring your lunch



Day 3 Friday, February 2, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Field Trip –Lake Apopka North Shore, Marsh and Bird Watch
(Guide: Jim Peterson)

 

Presentations –  Birds, Amphibians  

 

Guest Speaker:  Kenneth Sulak on Central Florida’s Ancient Fishes

  Bring your lunch


Day 4 Friday, February 9, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Field Trip – TBD -  Oakland Nature Preserve Boardwalk or Kayak on Lake Apopka

 

Presentation – Reptiles & Invertebrates

 

Video:   Swamp 

 

Guest Speaker:  TBD

  Bring your lunch


Day 5 Friday, February 16, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm Field Trip – Tibet Butler, Orlando, Pine Flatwoods, Lake
  Video – Society and Wetlands 
  Guest Speaker:  TBD
  Presentation- Ethics
  Bring your lunch and Group Project work time and/or Project Presentations


Day 6 Friday, February 24, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Final Project Presentations

 

Evaluation, Post-Test, Graduation

 

Bring your lunch


SPECIAL NOTE:

Due to Hurricane Irma damage, field trip sites and dates are subject to change.




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