Media Release

Florida Master Naturalist Wetlands Program Series

Monday, October 3, 2011 2:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for October, 2011.  This program will be conducted by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.  The program will be held at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville (except for scheduled field trips).

Florida Master Naturalist Wetlands Program Series- Monday, October 17, to Saturday, November 19, 2011
Class topics include: naturalist interpretation, Florida wetlands wildlife, plant communities of swamps, marsh and permanent wetlands.  In addition to classroom, there will be field trips made to Silver River, Paynes Prairie and Morningside Nature Center.

This program series consists of 11 classes.  Participants must attend all 11 classes in order to receive the certificate of completion. 

The cost is $225.00 and the registration deadline is October 12, 2011.  Class size is limited to 15 participants.

For more information regarding class schedules and registration click here.  

For additional questions, please contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, Alachua County Cooperative Extension, at 352-955-2402.

All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).