Conservation Site Assessment & Planning
Presented in a hybrid format (a combination of online and in-person training), this workshop builds a foundation of skills useful in conducting site assessments and developing resource management plans.
Online learning: To be completed at your own pace anytime between 3 February and 14 March 2014
In–person field trip: Two day field trip on 18-19 March 2014 at Ordway Swisher Biological Station, Melrose, FL
Registration: $275 (does not include lodging); visit http://csap2014.eventbrite.com
Registration deadline: 31 January 2014
Lodging: $45/person/night at Gold Head Branch State Park (2 people per cabin; NATA will make reservations and match roommates)
· Learn how to conduct a rapid site assessment
· Discover a variety of sources of information useful when conducting site assessments
· Learn a process for prioritizing conservation and management needs
· Identify site-specific threats to natural resources
· Develop management objectives and design management strategies that effectively address these priority objectives
· Identify components of effective management plans based on program needs and goals
· Learn about a variety of management plans used by county, state, and federal agencies
Note: Group tuition rates are available for a single agency registering multiple participants — please contact the workshop coordinator, Sarah Friedl, for details.