Category Archives: educational outreach

CMA grant helps target invasive Alligator weed

Efforts to control Alligator Weed within the region has been “put on the front foot” after local councils were given $200,000 towards their invasive aquatic weeds programs. READ MORE
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Teachers get a hands-on lesson in Florida ecology

Photo by Erica Brough/Staff photographer

Photo by Erica Brough/Staff photographer

Todd Space has been teaching biology to high schoolers for years, but this week he’s a student. Standing outside the University of Florida’s Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, with mud on his shoes from tramping around the pond, he admitted it felt good to switch roles.
“It’s nice to learn once in a while,” Space said. Space and 23 other educators from around the state are participating in Plant Camp 2013, a weeklong workshop where teachers trade their classrooms for the outdoors and learn about Florida’s native flora and fauna. READ MORE
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PLANT CAMP 2012 – An invasive plant workshop for teachers only

Congratulations to this year’s PLANT CAMP graduates! It was a really great group of teachers this year. READ MORE

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