EmpowerU! Advocating for Natural Resources

Are you concerned about Florida’s natural resources?

Do you wish you could do more to make a difference?



EmpowerU! Advocating for Natural Resources is a NEW training program designed for anyone interested in natural resources to grow their skills and meaningfully engage decision-makers about issues they are concerned about, including (but not limited to):

* master naturalists

* master gardeners

* forest landowners

* natural resource professionals

* concerned citizens

During this program (8 hours online and 1-day in-person), you will:

* Learn how to influence natural resource management decisions

* Grow your skills to meaningfully engage decision-makers 

* Network with other people passionate to make a difference around natural resource management

* Learn to see yourself as a resource to decision makers on natural resources management.

This training program includes:

* Online activities: March 3rd - March 29th (2 hours per week; at your own pace)

* In-person workshop (8 hours; 8am – 5pm); choose either:

Ocala, FL on Thursday, April 4th

Gainesville, FL on Saturday, April 6th

 Registration:

$25; includes lunch and refreshments during in-person workshop. Capacity is limited to 24 participants per workshop. A limited # of fee waivers are available for IFAS Extension Agents. Registration will close Feb 22nd, or when capacity is reached.

For more information and RSVP:

Ocala, April 4th: https://empoweru-ocala.eventbrite.com

Gainesville, April 6th: https://empoweru-gainesville.eventbrite.com

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Founded in 1983, the League of Environmental Educators in Florida is the professional association for individuals and organizations dedicated to the cause of environmental education in Florida. We are the state affiliate for North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of our natural world and one that has promoted excellence in environmental education throughout North America and the world for over four decades. 

 

The League of Environmental Educators in Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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