Natural South Florida

Have you ever wanted to discover the real South Florida? An amazing hands-on educational tour is now available, that will take you to Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and the Everglades National Park. Air boat ride included.

A two-day public education course on Natural Systems of South Florida is being offered on Thursday and Friday, May 15th and 16th, 2008. Topics covered will include wading birds, nutrient systems in natural areas, monitoring the natural system and many others.

Instruction will be by biologists, geologists, hydrologists, engineers, computer modelers, and other professionals working on South Florida environmental problems. Classes will assemble on Thursday at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and on Friday at Everglades National Park. No prerequisites are required.

In the arena of natural resources, the State of Florida is one of the most dynamic areas in the world. From the Everglades to the Panhandle and the pine forests near Jacksonville to the urban centers of Central Florida, the ecological diversity of this great state is replete with opportunities to model sustainability. As an organization whose mission is ?to bring people together? Florida Earth Foundation stands in a unique niche through its education, outreach and facilitation programs and projects. As a public-private partnership with over seventy partners in government, education and industry, Florida Earth develops possibilities of engaging people in the future of Florida through its role as an honest broker of information and dialogue.

Florida Earth Foundation

Florida Earth Project classes are administered by the Florida Earth Foundation and are public education venues for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The $195 registration fee covers textbook, materials, local transportation, & airboat tour.

For an agenda and registration go www.floridaearth.org or call the Florida Earth Foundation office at (561) 281-5081

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