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Forest Stewardship Field Day: Tree / Plant Identification, Morningside Nature Center, Gainesville, FL
Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
Forest Stewardship Workshop:
Tree / Plant Identification
October 11, 2012; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm ET
3540 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641
This program will give landowners an opportunity to learn to identify some of the tree, shrub and herbaceous species on their forest properties. We’ll focus mostly on sandhill and flatwoods species, identifying live specimens in the field. We will also learn about how some of these plants are used by wildlife and/or the role they play within the larger plant community and habitat. This will be a walking event so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Ticks may be plentiful so long pants and sleeves are strongly suggested. A water cooler is on site – bring a water bottle if you wish to take water to the field. Tick repellent will be available.
PDF announcement with agenda and more detailed directions here
Questions about this or other Forest Stewardship Program activities can be directed to
Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information and events see the UF Forest Stewardship Program Web site at:
UF-IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation
City of Gainesville Nature Parks
Florida Forest Service
Florida Sustainable Foresty Initiative
When & Where
Florida Forest Stewardship Program
The mission of Florida's Forest Stewardship Program is to help and encourage landowners to actively manage their land for multiple benefits.
UF-IFAS SCHOOL OF FOREST RESOURCES & CONSERVATION
UF-IFAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE ECOLOGY & CONSERVATION
UF-IFAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE
FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION
USDA NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION SERVICE
FLORIDA SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY INITIATIVE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE
AND A HOST OF OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERS AND SPONSORS