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Living Shoreline Course (Northwest Florida Pandhandle)

March 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - March 8, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


This 2-day course (9AM-4PM CST both days) is designed for those looking to gain in-depth knowledge of the process of installing living shorelines (LSL). Marine contractors, landscape architects, property owners, and anyone interested in promoting living shorelines will gain valuable hands-on information. Topics covered range from the benefits of installing a living shoreline to cost-benefit analysis to permit applications, and include a field visit to a living shoreline site. Site visit(s) are yet to be confirmed and every attempt will be made to locate them within a 30-minute drive of the classroom location.

Course registration is complementary and funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as part of the “Living Shorelines Suitability Model for the Pensacola Bay System.” Registration includes instruction, field work, manual, snacks, and lunches.

CEUs offered: Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner Program

Instructors: Richard O’Connor (Florida Sea Grant), Zachary Schang (FDEP), Beth Fugate (FDEP), Chris Verlinde (Santa Rosa County)

For questions, further information, hotel recommendations, or other course availability, please email Mandy Sunshine Baily (she/her) at mbaily@ufl.edu . If you require special accommodations to attend one of our events, please contact mbaily@ufl.edu or leave voicemail for a call back at (321) 985 3412 at least one week in advance.

Register early through Eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/living-shoreline-course-northwest-florida-panhandle-registration-529321413597


Santa Rosa County Extension
6263 Dogwood Dr.
Milton, 32570 United States