Registration Extended to January 4 for Florida Master Naturalist Program
- Coastal Systems core module still has openings -
DATE: December 26, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
PHONE: 954-357-8115

WHAT: The Broward County Parks and Recreation Division’s Extension Education Section and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS), in cooperation with Tanawhá Presents, have extended the registration deadline for the updated Coastal Systems Module Florida Master Naturalist Training Course. Registration will now be accepted through January 4. Sessions are scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, January 7-February 6, and Saturdays, January 12, January 19, and February 9; hours vary.

The course includes 40 contact hours of lectures and hands-on experiences in the classroom, laboratory, and field, as well as a group project on coastal ecosystems. Upon completion, each participant will receive a certificate and listing on the statewide program’s Website.

WHERE: Extension Education Auditorium, 3245 College Ave., Davie 33314
John U. Lloyd State Park, 6503 N. Ocean Dr., Dania Beach 33004
International Game Fish Association, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach 33004
Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood 33019
Carpenter House at Hollywood North Beach Park, 3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood 33019
Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie 33330

WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 7-February 6
Saturdays, January 12, January 19, and February 9
Call for times.

WHO: For adults.

HOW: Fee: $225/person, payable by credit card to UF-IFAS. Registration is available here.

For further information, contact instructor Dr. John Pipoly at or 954-357-2570, or co-instructor Kristen Hoss at

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in County programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least 10 business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.
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