Alachua County

March 27 - May 15, 2018
Registration closes at 10:00am on March 22, 2018
(Course Code: us18-05)

Classroom Facility Information

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Plant Industry: The Doyle Conner Building
1911 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32614-7100


Instructors Information

Lead: Lars Andersen
Assistant: Jeanne Gossman
Organization: Adventure Outpost
Phone: 386-454-0611
Email: riverguide2000@yahoo.com
Website: www.adventureoutpost.net





Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Tuesday, March 27, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: Introduction, Overview, Ecology
Video: Forested Wetlands
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 2 Tuesday, April 3, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: TBA
Video: Herbaceous Wetlands
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 3 Tuesday, April 10, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: TBA
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 4 Tuesday, April 17, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: TBA
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 5 Tuesday, April 24, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: TBA
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 6 Tuesday, May 1, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Field Trips TBA


Day 7 Tuesday, May 8, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom: TBA
  Field Trip TBA
  Notes: Classroom (3 hrs) and field trip (2 hrs)
A few short stretch/snack breaks


Day 8 Tuesday, May 15, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm Classroom:  Student Final Project Presentations
  Graduation




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