University of Florida/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program

Make a difference in Florida’s future and your own!

Come learn about Florida’s ecosystems, flora, fauna, human impacts and restoration successes, and how we can all make positive changes to tomorrow’s landscape through the University of Florida/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP).

For more information about these and additional FMNP classes offered in Pinellas, visit

How to Register: Registration for adult FMNP classes is through UF at

Coastal Shoreline Restoration – Special Topic, 24-contact Hours

December 3 - 6, 2019

Tuesday - Friday (2 half days + 2 full days)

Regional field trips

Host Site: Tampa Bay Watch, Tierra Verde

Ages: Adults 18 years old and up

Registration Now Available

UF FMNP instructors Jeanne Murphy & Brian Lane have over 30 years of professional biology and environmental education experience. As the FMNP instructors in Pinellas County since 2001, they teach all of the adult FMNP courses annually, plus the new Florida Youth Naturalist Program, connecting adults and youths to natural Florida and encouraging personal environmental stewardship.

In addition to course content and field experiences, each graduate receives a certificate. Adult graduates also receive a patch, pin, and are listed on the UF FMNP online database.


  • Occurred Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Occurred Thursday, December 5th, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Occurs Friday, December 6th, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Tampa Bay Watch

3000 Pinellas Bayway S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33715