Managing for Diversity Across Florida's Unique Landscapes

Managing for Diversity Across Florida's
Unique Landscapes

Presented in a hybrid format, this workshop builds understanding of management and restoration approaches for conserving biodiversity

Online: 8 August - 3 October, 2014
In-person: 8 October, 2014 Disney Wilderness Preserve, Kissimmee FL


In this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify factors responsible for Florida's high biodiversity
  • Discover sources of information on biodiversity in Florida
  • Understand threats to biodiversity and strategies that can be used to abate these threats
  • Become aware of biodiversity protection laws and how environmental laws are enforced
  • Learn about the role of restoration in maintaining biodiversity over the long term
  • Compare ways to control invasive and non-native plant/animal species that threaten Florida's biodiversity
  • Learn how to apply a prioritization scheme to determine which invasive species are most deserving of early treatment
  • Develop a monitoring plan that assesses trends in biodiversity over time
  • Online: To be completed at your own pace anytime between 8 August - 3 October 2014.
  • In–person: One day in-person training on 8 October 2014, at Disney Wilderness Preserve, Kissimmee FL.
  • Registration: $225 (does not include lodging)
  • Optional Lodging: $55/person/night at Florida FFA, Haines City FL (2 people per room; NATA will make reservations and match roommates).
  • Food: Coffee, water, snacks, and lunch will be provided by NATA during the training on 8 October. Workshop participants will be responsible for any other meals.

Register!

Registration closes August 1, 2014

Cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;

no refunds will be offered after registration closes