May 20-22, 2020
Registration closes at 10:00am on May 15, 2020.
(Course Code: E20-02)
Classroom Facility Information
UF/IFAS Extension Duval County Office: Demonstration Kitchen
1010 McDuff Avenue N, Jacksonville, FL 32254
Lead and Point of Contact: Carol Wyninger, Duval County Extension
Organization: UF/IFAS Extension Duval County
Associates: Larry Figart, Urban Forestry Extenesion Agent
Emily Dunn, North Florida Land Trust Stewardship
Jon Johnson, Florida Forest Service Duval County Forester
Tentative Course Agenda
|Day 1||Wednesday, May 20, 2020
|Small Scale Habitat Assessment|
|8:00am - 9:30am||Welcome, Introductions, Course overview, Pretest|
|9:30am - 11:30am||Small-scale Habitat Assessment: Emily Dunn|
|11:30am - 12:30pm||Expert presentation: Emily Dunn|
|12:30pm - 1:30pm||Lunch and Travel (30 Minutes) to Cary State Forest|
|1:30pm - 5:00pm||Workshop: Field activities, demonstration, and hands-on experience, with small-scale habitat methods: Jon Johnson|
|Day 2||Thursday, May 21, 2020|
|Evaluating Quality Monitoring|
|8:00am - 10:00am||Evaluating Water Quality presentation: Carol|
|10:00am - 11:00am||Guest Speaker: Jennifer Mitchell, SJRWMD|
|11:00am - 12:30pm||Expert presentation: TBD|
|12:30pm - 1:30pm||Lunch and Travel (30 minutes) to Old St. Augustine Road Fish Management Area|
|1:30pm - 5:00pm||Workshop: FWC presentation about local natural area water quality issues, field testing of water demonstration/ hands-on activity, macroinvertebrates:
Guest Speakers: Trevor Phillips, FWC Biologist; Jane Cant, Ag Extension Agent; and Barbara Bereyl, Retired Naturalist Camp Chowenwaw
|Day 3||Friday, May 22, 2020|
|Large Scale Habitat Assessment|
|8:00am - 10:00am||Large-scale Habitat Assessment: Larry Figart|
|10:00am - 11:00am||Expert presentation: GIS Usage in Natural Areas, Jon Johnson|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||Guest Speaker: TBD
Ppresentation Use of FNAI and Soil Maps for Ground Truthing
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||Lunch and Travel (30 minutes) to Bogey Creek Preserve|
|1:00pm - 4:30pm||Workshop: GIS/ground-truthing, discussion, and activity: All Instructors|
|4:30pm - 5:00pm||Post-test, Evaluation, Graduation|
Bring lunch each day in a cooler.
Complete schedule and course materials will be provided at the first class session. If you ordered a flash drive you may want to bring a charged computer with you.
Field Trip Locations & times may change due to unforeseen circumstances. It is the student’s responsibility to verify field information.
Transportation time at the beginning and end of the day and lunches are not included as course time. Course time does not include travel time during the day
Workshop Activities will be outside in various habitats..
- You cannot miss more than 4.75 hours (20% of the 24 contact hours) This is a FMNP policy and cannot be modified by the Instructor.
- To receive certification, the 4.75 hours or less missed must be made up by completing an assignment of equal time and content. Approval of the Instructor is required.
- If total hours missed exceeds 4.75 hours, certification is not possible regardless of material made up.
- All absences should be discussed with the instructor in advance. In case of emergencies, please notify Instructor as soon as possible.