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Sunday, August 30th 2015

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Friday, August 28th, 2015

Wekiwa Field School

Runs through Sunday, August 30th, 2015 

Time & Place

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Wekiwa Springs State Park Youth Camp, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, FL 32712

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The Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute Presents

WEKIWA FIELD SCHOOL

Cost: $350 ($315 for FSI members)

Registration Link: https://howardtodumfloridaspringsinstitute.wildapricot.org/event-2007488/Registration

For more information, visit the Calendar of Events page of our website: www.FloridaSpringsInstitute.org/events

Are you a springs enthusiast interested in learning more about the history, ecology, geology, and ethics of Florida’s springs? Then sign up today for the 2nd annual Florida Springs Institute field school!

This three-day educational experience at the Wekiwa Springs State Park Youth Camp will include lectures, guest speakers, and a full day of fieldwork and fun at Rock Springs Run. Students will learn the science behind springs health and how human activities are affecting springs ecosystems and the public’s drinking water. Students will also gain a basic knowledge of existing laws and measures that help to protect this shared resource.

The field school will be led by Dr. Robert L. Knight, an environmental scientist and recent author of Silenced Springs: Moving from Tragedy to Hope. Dr. Knight is the founder and Director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute and has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences at the University of Florida.

This field school is open to the general public, and registration fees include meals, lodging, guest lectures, field trips and opportunities to explore nature.

Past guest speakers at the field school have included Dr. Steve Walsh of the U.S. Geological Survey Southeast Ecological Science Center, Rob Mattson of the St. Johns River Water Management District, and Jane Durocher of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence.

More Information

Robert L. Knight | 386-462-1003 | Email | Web | Map

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Wekiwa Springs

 

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Ranger Program: Main Entrance

Runs through Sunday, August 30th, 2015 

Time & Place

2:00 PM EDT
Silver Springs State Park; 1425 NE 58th Avenue; Ocala, FL 34470

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Free with regular park admission.

Take part in a ranger program which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, but each program is an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.

Additional Information:

Enter at the Springside of the park at the entrance off of SR 40 for the program which will be held at the Education Center at 2:00PM.

More Information

352-236-7148 | Web

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Silver Springs

 
 

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