Clay County

February 1-3, 2019
Registration closes at 10:00am on January 28, 2019.
(Course Code: E19-02)


Class Facility Information

UF/IFAS Extension Clay County
2463 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL 342043


Field Trip Locations

Camp Blanding
Starke, FL 32091

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park
6239 SR 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656

Camp Chowenwaw
1517 Ball Rd, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043


Instructors Information

Lead and Point of Contact: Luke Harlow, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent
Associates: Amy Morie, Mulberry Hill Studios and Beth Smith, Florida Forestry Service
Assistants: Allan Hallman, FWCC and Suzanne Tomlinson
Organization: UF/IFAS Extension Clay County
Phone: 904-284-6355
Email: harlow1231@ufl.edu
Website: http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/clay/





Tentative Course Agenda

Day 1 Friday, February 1, 2019
8:00am - 9:30am Welcome, Introductions, Pre-Test, Overview of Course
9:30am - 10:30am Large Scale Habitat Assessment Presentations and Discussion: Allan & Beth
10:30am – 12:00pm Large-Scale Habitat Expert Presentation: Allan & Beth
12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm – 1:00pm Travel to Camp Blanding
1:00pm – 4:30pm Field Trip: Camp Blanding – Kingsley Lake scrub area and activities
Large-Scale Habitat Expert Presentation: Paul Catlett and Matt Corby with Environmental Services Camp Blanding Military Base
4:30pm – 5:00pm Wrap-up and overview of Saturday activities


Day 2 Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:00am - 9:30am Evaluation Water Quality Presentation and Discussion: Luke and Suzanne
10:30am – 12:00pm Evaluating Water Quality Expert Presentation: Luke
12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm – 1:00pm Travel to Godhead State Park
1:00pm – 4:30pm Field Trip: Goldhead State Park and water assessment activities
Evaluating Water Quality Expert Presentation: Tracey, Florida State Park, ranger
4:00pm – 5:00pm Wrap-up, overview of Sunday activities


Day 3 Sunday, February 3, 2019
8:00am - 9:30am Local-Scale Habitat Assessment Presentation and Discussion: Amy
10:30am – 12:00pm Local-Scale Habitat Expert Presentation: Daniel Clay County Florida Forestry Service
12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm – 1:00pm Travel to Camp Chow
1:00pm – 3:30pm Field Trip: Camp Chow and assessment activities
 Local-Scale Habitat Expert Presentation: Daniel
3:30pm – 5:00pm Post-Test, Evaluations, Comments, and Graduation

Course Guidelines:

Will meet each day in the Classroom, located at the back of the UF/IFAS Clay County Extension office.

Snacks and drinks will be provided, but bring your own lunch for each day.

Be prepared for outdoors hiking, and wear weather appropriate clothing.

 

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