May Agriculture and Natural Resources Program

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for May 2018. This program is offered by Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville), unless otherwise indicated.

Florida Master Naturalist Program/Coastal Systems Module – May 11 through May 25. The times vary (View a complete listing of dates, times, and locations).

The Florida Master Naturalist Program is for those interested in increasing their knowledge of Florida’s natural systems, plants and animals that depend on those systems, the role of humankind in shaping the past, and determining the future of the land. Through classroom, field trips, and practical experience, this program provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Coastal Systems in Florida – Coastal Uplands, Estuarine and Nearshore Marine Environments. This program also addresses society’s role in coastal areas, develops naturalist interpretation skills, and discusses environmental ethics.

This program consists of six classes which begin on May 11, 2018 and continue through May 25, 2018 (classes will not be held on May 21 or May 23). Participants must attend all six classes in order to receive the certificate of completion. All classes (except for the field trips) are held at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville), under the instruction of Dr. Savanna Barry, Regional Specialized Agent, Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent and Dr. Karen Byler, University of Florida (retired).  The cost is $275 (attendee fee with color manual), $230.00 (attendee fee with USB drive), $210 (partner attendee fee). Registration closes at 10 a.m. on May 7, 2018.

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For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402. Visit the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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