Clay County

September 12-23, 2017
Registration closes at 10:00am on September 6, 2017
(Course Code: us17-17)

Classroom Facility

UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Office
2463 SR 16 W, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Instructor Information

Lead: Carol Wyninger, Duval County Extension
Associate: Luke Harlow, Clay County Extension
Assistants: Amy Morie, Mulberry Hill Studio; Elizabeth Smith, Jennings State Forest and
Allan Hallman,, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Organizations: UF/IFAS Extension
Phone: 904-220-0232 (Carol)
Email: wyninger@comcast.net



Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Tuesday, September 12, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Course overview, Pretest
Presentations: Ecology
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Presentation: Pine habitats and Interpretation
Video
Form groups for projects


Day 2 Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Field Trip: Camp Blanding
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Presentation: Invertebrates 1
Project work time


Day 3 Saturday, September 16, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Field Trip: Jennings State Forest
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Presentations: Birds 1 and Herptiles
Project work time


Day 4 Tuesday, September 19, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Presentations: Mammals and Invertebrates 2
Video
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Presentation Hardwood forests
Video
Project work time


Day 5 Thursday, September 21, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Field Trip: Goldhead State Park
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Presentations: Birds 2 and Scrub, dry prairie, rangeland
Project work time


Day 6 Saturday, September 23, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm Presentation Ethics
Video
Interpretive speaking
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:30pm Interpretive speaking, Project presentations, Posttest, Evaluation, Graduation

Special Instructions

Bring lunch each day in a cooler.

Complete schedule and course materials will be provided at the first class session.

Field Trip Locations & Times may change due to unforeseen circumstances. It is the student’s responsibility to verify field information. Transportation and lunches are not included. .

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.



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.

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