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Managing Visitors and Volunteers in Natural Areas

Natural Areas Training Academy

Managing Visitors and Volunteers in Natural Areas

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 Managing Visitors & Volunteers in Natural Areas

Presented in a hybrid format for the first time ever (a combination of online and in-person training), this workshop will provide guidance on how to integrate visitors and volunteers into natural areas management.

 

 Online: To be completed at your own pace anytime during the period 8 October — 10 December 2012

In–person: One day field trip on 11 December 2012, at Gold Head Branch State Park, Keystone Heights, FL

Tuition: $225

 

 Participants will:

· Learn to effectively and appropriately plan recreation opportunities (trails, facilities, etc.) for visitor use

· Apply knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines to develop new facilities and evaluate existing ones

· Create effective and informative interpretation for visitors

· Develop an understanding of benefits and challenges of managing a volunteer program

· Learn about the types of trainings and legal issues required for a volunteer program

· Learn how to recruit volunteers and the important elements of volunteer job descriptions

· Understand the importance of providing recognition for your volunteers

 


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


For more information please contact the Natural Areas Training Academy:

(850) 875-7153

sefriedl@ufl.edu

http://wec.ufl.edu/nata

 

 

 

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