Collaborating to Manage Ecosystems
October 3 - October 26
Registration coming August 23 (both elements of the hybrid course are required).
Online training October 3 – 21, 2022
In-person workshop Oct 25 – 26, 2022 at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka, FL
This is a Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) Core workshop, leading to the Certificate in Natural Areas Management. This training builds an appreciation of how to manage natural areas as part of a larger ecosystem, in coordination with neighboring land owners.
- Participants will:
Develop an understanding of the concept of ecosystem management and its relevance to resource management
- Become familiar with approaches that can be used to address threats facing entire ecosystems
- Discover strategies that bring multiple organizations and private individuals together to achieve common goals and seek common solutions
- Learn about a variety of working groups used to cope with complex environmental issues in Florida
- Develop skills in listening, communicating, moderating group dynamics, and facilitating to cope with conflict
Approximately 9 hours over 3-weeks (on your own, prior to the in-person training).
Two day in-person training at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka, FL.