|Workshop and Field Trip|
|Written by John Muir|
|Thursday, May 5 2011|
Ecological Corridors and Land Management Workshop & Field Trip
Thursday, May 19th, 2011
10 am – 5 PM (includes “carpool” travel to and from field trip site)
Join Mark Rizzo and Beth Jackson, Green PLACE Program, to learn about the importance of ecological corridors and how to maintain them through proper land management. Workshop will include a field trip to the Pine Lily Preserve, a 409 acre preserve owned and operated by the Orange County Environmental Protection Division.
Participants will experience pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes, dome swamps, and hydric hammocks associated with Long Branch , a major tributary of the Econlockhatchee River . The site is a designated Birding Trail site by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. In late summer, visitors can see the Lilium catesbaei (pine lily) in bloom.
Workshop: Sheraton Orlando North, 600 North Lake Destiny Drive , Maitland - 10:00 -11:15 AM
Field Trip: Pine Lily Preserve in East Orange County (depart hotel at 11:40 AM)
Degree of Difficulty: Easy Handicap Access: No
This workshop & fieldtrip is being held in conjunction with the Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference (FNPS). You do not have to register for the conference to attend the Ecological Corridors Workshop & Fieldtrip.
FNPS Members $35; Non-Members $50; Lunch included.
On-line Registration Deadline – Sunday, May 8th, Register today; if you have questions about registration or block is filled, call Nancy Rodlun at (407) 836 – 1442
|Last Updated ( Thursday, May 5 2011 )|