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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details
For more information:
Cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;
No refunds will be offered after registration closes on 1 August 2014.