Sunday, February 25, 2018

Of interest 2/24/18- Final Projects!

Check back for links noted in the final projects of this year's Uplands module at Camp Bayou.
I will be uploading final projects, as possible, to this Box site
Ryan's link from presentation: http://fishmap.org/tools/tegu/index.cfm?year=18
Florida's state tree- http://dos.myflorida.com/florida-facts/florida-state-symbols/state-tree/

For new and existing official Uplands Master Naturalists (or graduates of other modules), here is the info for purchasing the USB or hard copy:

OPTION TO PURCHASE MANUAL IN AN ADDITIONAL FORMAT
USB Drive
The USB drive contains PDFs of the course manual and supplemental educational materials. The USB is $10 per drive + shipping.  To purchase it, visit the FMNP Store at
http://fmnp-store.myshopify.com. During the FMNP Store checkout process, you must include the following text in the "Add a note to your Order" box: 1) FMNP course title (ex., Coastal Shoreline Restoration) 2) Course start date (XX/XX/XXXX) and 3) Instructor’s Organization. The USB will be mailed to the course instructor, who will give it to you at the first FMNP class. Questions about your order should be directed to the FMNP Store at fmnpstore@sensingnature.com.

Color Manual
To purchase a printed color manual, please submit an online order to Renaissance Printing or call 352-372-7917. You will be charged printing and shipping costs. 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Links of interest- 2/10/18

- Little Manatee River State Park: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Little-Manatee-River 
- Great Backyard Bird Count (starts on Feb 16- try it at home! You can also find the bird apps for your phone) http://gbbc.birdcount.org
- From classmate Ryan (he says not uplands related but everything rolls downhill- besides, I have it now for the wetlands class next year :o) http://fishmap.org/watershed.html?huc=03100203
- Wade Tract at Tall Timbers- most likely the old stand Long Leaf Pine shown in video (per Dr. Main): http://talltimbers.org/the-wade-tract-preserve-a-window-to-the-past/ 
- From classmate Robin: Last old-growth Long Leaf Pine in Florida: https://blog.nature.org/science/2015/07/06/protecting-floridas-last-old-growth-pines-longleaf-fire/; 
https://blog.nature.org/science/2015/06/29/ancient-tree-stumps-fire-florida-longleaf-pine-forests/
- Tortoise survey from class with Daniel: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1nJNodK_4G1kyP-XseKTFpDifrHm0NmwO
- Tortoise survey from 2011 by Quest consultants: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7dmVR-CcREiVW9sQ2RSZDFBUEE/view
- Tortoise survey info with George Heinrich: Image may contain: text

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Links of interest - 2/3/18

NAI: http://www.interpnet.org

Info on fight to save the pine rocklands: http://savethepinerocklands.org/

Common pines in Florida: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FR/FR00300.pdf 

Suggested by Russell for Florida plant identification: http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/



Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Some links of interest from 1/27/18

Bird migration animation- this one is actually over 100 species traveling between North and South America: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/mesmerizing-migration-map-which-species-is-which

Florida Forestry Teacher Tour- : http://www.floridastateforests.org

Plant Camp for Teachers: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/education/plantcamp.shtml

Changing sealevel- check out the Miocene to easily see where those sand dunes became ridges: http://fdep.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=992bf1a70b734dbea8487aabb6ed5bee

This one shows the movement across time and globe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQT12lzlwNM

And of course, iNaturalist.org , here's the Camp Bayou Biodiversity Project: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/camp-bayou-biodiversity 

Did I forget something? Email me and I will add it!