Conservation Site Assessment & Planning 2017
$275 – $365
Conservation Site Assessment & Planning 2017

Conservation Site Assessment & Planning 2017

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Ordway Swisher Biological Station

693 SR 26

Melrose, FL 32666

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Conservation Site Assessment & Planning




Registration closes on 30 January 2017, or until capacity is reached!


This workshop builds a foundation of skills useful in conducting site assessments and developing resource management plans; Participants will:

  • Learn how to conduct a rapid site assessment
  • Discover sources of information useful when conducting site assessments
  • Learn a process for prioritizing conservation/management needs
  • Identify site-specific threats to natural resources
  • Develop management objectives and design management strategies that effectively address these objectives
  • Identify components of effective management plans based on program needs and goals
  • Learn about a variety of management plans used by county, state, and federal agencies




Presented in a hybrid format (both the online and in-person trainings are required)

Online:

  • Approximately 8 hours, to be completed at your own pace anytime between February 1 - 24, 2017.

In-person:

  • Two day in-person training on March 1 & 2, 2017 at Ordway Swisher Biological Station in Melrose FL (email coordinator for detailed agenda).





Registration Fee:

  • $275 (does not include lodging)

Lodging:

  • Lodging is available for $45/person/night at Gold Head Branch State Park (2 people per cabin; NATA will make reservations and match roommates). Please note there is no internet access at the park.

  • If you prefer to secure your own lodging: downtown Gainesville is ~30 minute drive; other options include the Waldo Inn & Suites, in Waldo, FL (~20 minutes)

Meals:

  • NATA will provide lunch on March 1 & 2; participants are responsible all other meals. Coffee, water, and snacks will also be provided throughout the workshop.

  • There will be an optional group dinner and campfire at Gold Head Branch State Park on March 1st.





Payment:

Must be processed through the Eventbrite website at the time of registration, there are 2 payment options:

  1. Pay with a CREDIT CARD online at the time of registration on the Eventbrite website; the confirmation email contains your reciept.

  2. Pay by CHECK* via mail by requesting an INVOICE at the time of registration on the Eventbrite site (the invoice will be emailed to you within 3 days; the payment is due within 10 days and no later than Jan 30th).

*If you intend to pay by credit card, do NOT select the invoice option - those selecting the invoice option that later wish to pay by credit card will be required to re-register and will be placed on the waitlist if the course is at capacity.


Note: Group registration rates may be available for one employer registering >2 participants — please contact the workshop coordinator (shelly.johnson@ufl.edu) for details




All cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee; NO refunds will be offered after registration closes (JAN 30, 2017)




For more information, contact:

Shelly Johnson, Workshop Coordinator

Natural Areas Training Academy

(850) 875-7153

shelly.johnson@ufl.edu

http://wec.ufl.edu/nata


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