2019 summary We are pleased to share that 2019 was the 20th year of operation for the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA)! More participants attended workshops this year than ever before! We hosted 8 workshops… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
Candace Fuhrmann knew she wanted to help wildlife, particularly wolves and other endangered predators. She came to UF/IFAS CALS to major in wildlife ecology and conservation, because she believed it was the best program to… Read More
Overview NATA recently held RX-410: Smoke Management Techniques for the first time at the Disney Wilderness Preserve on October 7-11. This training was offered in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy…. Read More
Overview NATA hosted S-130/S-190/L-180: Basic Wildland Firefighter training in Gainesville August 6-9 and is pleased to report it was very well-received! This training is always in demand by natural resource professionals, land managers, and people interested… Read More
NATA is excited to announce that, for the first time in our history, we will be
Overview Are you a natural resource professional interested in collaborating to manage ecosystems? Are you someone looking to discover strategies that bring multiple organizations and individuals together to seek common solutions? Do you want to… Read More
NATA has awarded 10 workshop participants with Certificate in Natural Areas Management so far in 2019
10 people have already earned their Certificate in Natural Areas Management (CNAM) in 2019! While a few of these participants have been able to accomplish this in just a year, the majority have taken multiple years… Read More
Calling all burners who have already taken S-130/190! Interested in expanding your wildland fire background? Registration is now open for 2 wildland fire trainings this coming June– S-131 Firefighter Type I and S-215 Fire Operations… Read More
Overview A spell of good weather in the form of sunny skies and cool temperatures set the scene for this year’s Managing for Diversity workshop held at Morningside Nature Center in Gainesville. This workshop is geared towards… Read More
Interested in managing visitors and volunteers in the natural area you work? NATA has the workshop for you!
Are you a land manager looking to acquire skills in volunteer management? Do you work in a natural area that supports visitors? Do you want to become a better interpreter?