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Register now for Wekiva Basin Field Ecology Course

The Friends of the Wekiva River (FOWR) Wekiva Field Ecology course will consist of six lessons. The course is designed to encompass various aspects of the unique ecology of the Wekiva system including a focus on springs, the river and its tributaries, unique wildlife and unique habitats. These classes will all be field classes and will consist of an approximately three-hour trip during all four seasons of the year.

The instructor for this course is Dr. Jay Exum. Dr. Exum received his Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from Auburn University. He has provided ecological expertise on projects related to threatened and endangered species, wetlands ecology and large-scale conservation planning. He has represented private businesses, counties, public agencies, NGO’s and nonprofits towards creating comprehensive conservation strategies, land acquisition programs, and comprehensive plans that assure protection of landscape linkages, and large tracts of natural lands. Jay led two comprehensive BioBlitzes on public lands across the Wekiva basin in 2014 and 2015 and has been the compiler for the Wekiva River portion of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count for more than 10 years.

You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to learn about and experience the Wekiva Basin with this engaging teacher!

Cost: $100.00 full course, $25.00 individual trips

How to register:
-Mail check with your name, email and phone number
-Pay with credit card via