Uplands Master Naturalist class starts July 15

June 4, 2013

masternaturalistThe UF/IFAS Okaloosa and Walton County Extension Office will be offering a condensed Uplands Master Naturalist class this summer. Come join us for an exciting class full of instruction, field trips, and guest speakers that will be covered during this 40 hour course.  Training includes ecosystem processes, identification of key plants and wildlife, the role of humans in shaping Florida’s environment, interpretation skills, and environmental ethics.  The upland module will be taught July 15-23, 2013 (with the 20th and 21st off).  The cost is $225, which includes materials, instruction and three field trips.  Adults 18 and up are welcome.  Registration closes July 9th.   For more information or to register visit www.MasterNaturalist.org, click on course offerings, upland habitat courses, Okaloosa/Walton.

If you have any questions about the course or logistics please contact Brooke Saari or Sheila Dunning at bsaari@ufl.edu or call 850-689-5850.