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Florida Master Naturalist Program

The University of Florida Extension Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP)  Freshwater Module will be offered September 1, 9, 10, 15, 17, and 22 at Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Avenue, Orangedale, Florida.  This program is for adults who want to learn more about Florida’s environment.  Individuals as well as educators and those in the eco-tourism business can benefit.  Teachers may earn 40 hours of CEUs.  Topics include: ecosystems (swamps, marshes, and permanent freshwater wetlands), key plants and wildlife, and the role of humans in shaping the environment. Each module includes classroom presentations, videos, field trips, and practical interpretation. Advance registration is required. Course fee is $200.  Course instructors: Carol J. Wyninger and Beverly J. Fleming.   Student requirements include attendance, participation, and enthusiasm!   For registration contact the website For more course information call the instructors at 284-9488, 220-0232 or email at or .