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UF/IFAS Extension: Florida Master Naturalist Program - Wildlife Monitoring

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NOTE: Registration for this course is handled by the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.  Course will take place at multiple locations, please follow link for additional information.

To Register or for more details, please visit

Cost for this 24-hour course is $195, and enrollment is limited to 24 students.

Registration closes 10:00am January 2, 2020

This course is designed to provide training in principles and commonly used techniques for surveying and monitoring wildlife. People that complete this course will better understand the reasons for monitoring wildlife and the methodologies used to do so.

FMNP: Habitat Evaluation Special Topics Course Schedule:

January 6, 2020; 9:00am-6:00pm: Surveying & Monitoring Mammals

January 10, 2020; 8:30am-5:30pm: Surveying & Monitoring Birds

January 17, 2020; 8:30am-5:30pm: Surveying & Monitoring Herpetofauna

The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is an adult education UF/IFAS Extension program developed by the University of Florida and provided by many Extension offices and participating organizations throughout the state of Florida. FMNP training will benefit those interested in learning more about Florida's environment or wishing to increase their knowledge for use in education programs as volunteers, employees, ecotourism guides, and others. For more information on FMNP:

Each Special Topic course is 24 contact hours, which includes presentations, class discussions and either planned activities and field trips to practice techniques or review concepts learned in the class. Special Topics courses are $195 each and include detailed course manuals, hands-on experience, and registration in an online database that can be used for verification purposes such as might be required for obtaining CEUs, in-service credits, or resume checks.

For more information, call Katherine Clements at 941-861-9822 or email

Instructors: Dr. Katherine Clements, Ecology and Natural Resources Educator, and Armando Ubeda, Florida Sea Grant agent

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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