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Registration Open for the UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Virtual Course

Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration

 

Registration Open for the UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Virtual Course

The UF/ IFAS St. Lucie and Martin County Extension Offices are pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Coastal Shoreline Restoration course. This FMNP course is a 24-hour educational program designed to provide training in the restoration of living shorelines, oyster reefs, mangroves, and marshes, with a focus on ecology, benefits, methods, and monitoring techniques. People that complete this course will be better prepared to promote and assist with restoration projects. Due to COVID-19 safety requirements, students will not be meeting in-person.  Course details are posted online.  This course will be conducted 100-percent virtually with self-directed field trips.

Upon completion of the course, participants receive Coastal Shoreline Restoration certification, complete with certificate, patch and pin from the University of Florida.  The registration fee includes course materials, hands-on experience, and registration in an online database that can be used for verification purposes such as might be required for obtaining CEUs, in-service credits, or resume checks.

Florida Master Naturalist Instructors

Ken Gioeli, Lead Instructor, Extension Agent IV/Natural Resources & Environment
Dr. Vincent Encomio, Associate Instructor, Extension Agent II/ Sea Grant

 

When:              Jan. 21 through Feb. 5

Registration:     Registration is now open at https://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/CR21-01Live%20ONLINE%20via%20Zoom.html

Cost:                $160 Attendee Fee – Includes electronic file (PDF) of manual

$185 Attendee Fee with color manual – includes PDF and printed bound copy

Location:          100 percent online with self-directed field trips

Information:     Email course instructors for information: Ken Gioeli ktgioeli@ufl.edu or Dr. Vincent Encomio vencomio@ufl.edu

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