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Managing for Diversity Across Florida's Unique Landscapes

Natural Areas Training Academy

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

Managing for Diversity Across Florida's Unique...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration only Ended $225.00 $0.00
Registration + 1 night lodging (10/7/14) Ended $280.00 $0.00

Event Details


Managing for Diversity Across Florida's Unique Landscapes

Presented in a hybrid format (a combination of online and in-person training), this workshop builds understanding of management and restoration approaches for conserving biodiversity.


 Online: To be completed at your own pace anytime during the period 8 August - 3 October, 2014

In–person: One day in-person training on 8 October 2014, at Disney Wilderness Preserve, Kissimmee, FL

Registration: $225 (does not include lodging)

Optional Lodging: $55/person/night at Florida FFA, Haines City FL (2 people per room; NATA will make reservations and match roommates)

Meals: Coffee, water, snacks, and lunch will be provided by NATA during the training on 8 October.  Workshop participants are responsible for any other meals.

  In this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify factors responsible for Florida's high biodiversity

  • Discover sources of information on biodiversity in Florida

  • Understand threats to biodiversity and strategies that can be used to abate these threats

  • Become aware of biodiversity protection laws and how environmental laws are enforced

  • Learn about the role of restoration in maintaining biodiversity over the long term

  • Compare ways to control invasive and non-native plant/animal species that threaten Florida's biodiversity

  • Learn how to apply a prioritization scheme to determine which invasive species are most deserving of early treatment

  • Develop a monitoring plan that assesses trends in biodiversity over time


Note: Group tuition rates are available for a single agency registering multiple participants — please contact the workshop coordinator (nata@ifas.ufl.edu) for details

For more information:

(850) 875-7153



 Cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;

No refunds will be offered after registration closes on 1 August 2014.

Have questions about Managing for Diversity Across Florida's Unique Landscapes? Contact Natural Areas Training Academy

When & Where

Disney Wilderness Preserve
2700 Scrub Jay Trail
Kissimmee, FL 34759

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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