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    Mar 11 2021
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    9:00 am - 9:30 am

    Online- Indian River County- Coastal Systems

    <div class=’ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely’><img src=’https://timelyapp-static.time.ly/images/38898986/155281678_1403431329998485_1729874873934711396_o.jpg%3F_nc_cat%3D102%26ccb%3D1-3%26_nc_sid%3Db386c4%26_nc_ohc%3DZJvC-aGbJBYAX9GL8XW%26_nc_ht%3Dscontent-sea1-1.xx%26tp%3D5%26oh%3Db0abd3353a607d13577fcbabfc4c4678%26oe%3D606E499A’ /></div><p>***Due to COVID-19, this course will be conducted remotely using the virtual meeting application ZOOM. Please see the registration page for more details.***</p><p></p><p></p><p>Through classroom, field trip, and practical experience, this Course provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Coastal Systems in Florida – Coastal Uplands, Estuarine, and Nearshore Marine Environments. The program also addresses society’s role in coastal areas, develops naturalist interpretation skills, and discusses environmental ethics.</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p></p><p>Tentative Course Schedule:</p><p></p><p>Day 1Thursday, March 11, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Welcome to FMNP course, Introductions, Icebreaker (30 min)</p><p>Getting familiar with Zoom/Google Classroom/testing technology (30 min)</p><p>Pre-test (30 min)</p><p>Review course requirements (attendance, final projects, on your own assignments, etc. (30 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>30 minutes- Familiarize yourself with course manual + expectations (30 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 2Monday, March 15, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Review course requirements, Q+A final projects, on your own assignments </p><p>(60 min)</p><p>Coastal Ecology presentation (60 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>75 minutes</p><p>Brainstorm final project ideas (30 min)</p><p>Watch Nearshore Environments video (30 min)</p><p>Complete video reflection activity (15 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 3Thursday, March 18, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Debrief Nearshore Environments video (15 min)</p><p>Marine and Estuarine Habitats presentation (60 min)</p><p>Virtual tour – ELC mangroves (30 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>45 minutes</p><p>Watch Marine and Estuarine Habitats video (30 min)</p><p>Complete video reflection activity (15 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Week of March 22nd: </p><p>NO CLASS. Optional Final Project worktime </p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 4Monday, March 29, 2021 </p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Debrief Marine and Estuarine Habitats video (15 min)</p><p>Coastal Uplands presentation (60 min)</p><p>Course and technology check-in (10 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>45 minutes</p><p>Watch Dune and Beach Habitats video (30 min)</p><p>Complete video reflection activity (15 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 5Thursday, April 1, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 10:45am</p><p>Debrief Dune and Beach Habitats video (15 min)</p><p>Invertebrates I presentation (60 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>SELF-GUIDED FIELD ACTIVITY</p><p>180 minutesField Experience: visit a nearshore marine habitat and complete assignment</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 6Monday, April 5, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Guest Speaker: Megan Stolen, HUBBS SeaWorld Research Institute </p><p>Sea Turtles (45 min)</p><p>Invertebrates II presentation (60 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 7Thursday, April 8, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Debrief nearshore marine habitat field experience (30 min)</p><p>Reptiles and Amphibians presentation (60 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>SELF-GUIDED FIELD ACTIVITY</p><p>180 minutesField Experience: visit an estuarine habitat and complete assignment</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 8Monday, April 12, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 10:30am</p><p>Fish presentation (60 min)</p><p>ELC Aquarium virtual tour (30 min)</p><p>*Final project check-in (*optional 30 min) </p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 9Thursday, April 15, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Debrief estuarine habitat field experience (30 min)</p><p>Coastal Waterbirds presentation (60 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>SELF-GUIDED FIELD ACTIVITY</p><p>180 minutesField Experience: visit a beach, dune, or maritime forest and complete assignment</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 10Monday, April 19, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 10:45am</p><p>General Birds in Coastal Ecosystems presentation (60 min)</p><p>Student final project worktime (30 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 11Thursday, April 22, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Debrief beach, dune, maritime forest field experience (30 min)</p><p>Reptiles and Amphibians presentation (60 min)</p><p>Review on your own assignment (10 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>45 minutes</p><p>Watch Coastal Systems in Modern Human Society video (30 min)</p><p>Complete video reflection activity (15 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 12Monday, April 26, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 10:30am</p><p>Debrief Coastal Systems in Modern Human Society video (15 min)</p><p>Interpretation presentation (60 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 13Thursday, April 29, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Guest Speaker: Sarah Rhodes-Ondi – Sea Turtle Conservancy (45 min)</p><p>Ethics presentation (60 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 14Monday, May 3, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Interpretive practice (105 min)</p><p>Final Project questions/review (15 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 15Thursday, May 6, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Final Project presentations (120 min)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p></p><p>Day 16Monday, May 10, 2021</p><p></p><p>9:00am – 11:00am</p><p>Finish Final Project presentations (60 min)</p><p>Post-Test + Online course format evaluation (30 min)</p><p>Graduation (30 min)</p><p></p><p></p><p>ON YOUR OWN</p><p>20 minutesFMNP Course Evaluation (20 min; complete online within 3 days)</p><p>————————————————-</p><p>Space is limited, so register today! Registration ends March 8th. Register here: <a href=’https://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/cs21-03ONLINE.html’ target=’_blank’>https://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/cs21-03ONLINE.html</a></p>

    Tiffany Bent

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