Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
National Estuarine Research Reserves - Rookery Bay
300 Tower Road
This half-day course will provide environmental and landscape professionals with knowledge and skills related to mangrove maintenance. Upon completion of the course, attendees will understand the role and value of mangroves, understand the rules and laws that govern mangrove trimming, and learn mangrove pruning techniques. Attendees also will learn basic mangrove biology and identification. The course will consist of a combination of demonstrations, hands-on learning, discussion, and lecture.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.