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Category: Professional Development

Florida Wildflower Foundation director on her Master Naturalist background

We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here. This month, we’ve interviewed an exceptional Florida Master Naturalist,… Read More

NATA partners with Florida Park Service to offer first virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training

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Last month, the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) was pleased to collaborate with the Florida Park Service (FPS) to offer for the very first time a 100% virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training. This… Read More

NATA holds second 100% virtual S-131 training last week

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The Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) held another successful 100% virtual S-131 training last week. Participants represented many different agencies and organizations, including the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Park Service, North Carolina… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More

Managing Visitors and Volunteers NATA workshop to be offered in May

Are you interested in learning more about recreation planning? Would you like to discover insight on how to maintain a volunteer program long-term? Maybe you’re curious about how to create informative interpretive programs for park… Read More