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 Four days of springs exploration and education 

A CRASH COURSE IN FLORIDA SPRINGS ECOLOGY

With spring field trips to Silver Springs State Park, Salt Springs, Silver Glen Springs, and Juniper Springs

ALL INCLUSIVE

LECTURES, CAMPING, MEALS, AND FIELD TRIPS

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$125.00 for one day of Field School, you pick which day!



Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute 

2017 Field School

Sunday, August 20th - Wednesday, August 23rd

Ocala National Forest 

This year's Springs Field School is scheduled for four days of outdoor activities and springs education in The Ocala National Forest! Field trip locations include Silver Springs State Park, Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, and Silver Glen Springs. We will be camping and lodging at Lake in The Forest Black Bear Resort, central to the over 600 Ocala National Forests lakes, rivers, and springs! Each day of Field School will consist of about four hours of field trips and four hours of lectures with breaks during the day for meals. 


Who Should Participate in Springs Field School?

This course is offered to those interested in Florida’s water resources from a science, management, or administrative perspective and for those who wish to develop or sharpen their understanding of aquatic ecology in general. Information from all related physical, chemical, biological, and economic disciplines will be integrated to allow an understanding and appreciation of the role that springs play in overall support for Florida’s natural and human ecologies. This course should be of interest to ecologists, environmental scientists, water resources engineers, natural resource managers, and those practicing environmental law.

COURSE MATERIAL

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Camping sites and RV sites are included in your registration. If you would like to request cabin stay, please contact us!

**Deposits will be refunded if the course is canceled.

For other special scheduling needs, please contact us



The Florida Springs Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. All or a portion of your donation may be tax deductible. FEIN 46-1663401.


Mailing Address: 23695 W US HWY 27, High Springs, FL 32643
Main Tel: (386) 454-2427
Main Fax: (386) 454-9369


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