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Conserving and Creating Wildlife Habitat in Urban and Suburban Areas

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City of Orlando Water Reclamation Education Center

5420 LB McLeod Road

Orlando, FL 32811

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OBJECTIVE: To provide educational resources and a forum for discussing how to protect, restore and create wildlife habitat in urban and suburban settings.

* Participants are encouraged to stay for the field activity portion of the workshop but the organizers understand if any participants need to leave after the presentations.

This event is eligible for LEED CE Credits (self-reporting) and AICP credits have been applied for as well. Participants will receive a certificate as proof of attendance if requested.



Agenda

12:30 – 12:45 Sign-In and Icebreaker

12:45 – 1:00 Introduction

Presenter: Daniel Friedline (City of Orlando)

1:00 – 1:15 Backyards and Beyond Program

Presenter: Peter Kleinhenz (FWC)

1:15 – 1:35 Sustainable Landscape Design, Native Plant Restoration and Wildscaping

Presenter: Jay McWilliams (Florida Rewilding Collective)

1:35 – 1:55 Designing Ponds for Wildlife

Presenter: Dustin Everitt (FWC)

1:55 – 2:15 Urban Forestry and Firewise Communities

Presenter: Dana Sussmann (FFS)

2:15 – 2:30 Break and Short Activity

2:30 – 3:00 Building for Birds: An Online Evaluation Tool

Presenter: Mark Hostetler (UF/IFAS)

3:00 – 3:30 Reducing Wildlife Conflict in Neighborhoods

Presenter: Cat Kennedy (FWC)

3:30 – 4:00 2 Case Studies: Engaging and Managing Community Stakeholders in a Residential and a University Landscape

Presenter: Dylan Larson (Miller Legg)

4:00 – 4:30 Facilitated Discussion and Participant Questions

Presenter: Daniel Friedline

4:30 – 5:15 *Field Activities

  • Planting a refuge
  • Identifying wildlife
  • Building/placing bird and bat houses

Presenter: Assorted Partners

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City of Orlando Water Reclamation Education Center

5420 LB McLeod Road

Orlando, FL 32811

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