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 Coastal Training Program

The Coastal Training Program serves as a forum for Southwest Florida professionals working to resolve environmental issues of local significance. Through training, field education and networking, professionals benefit from science-based information, skills and access to technology and partnerships. The mission of the Coastal Training program is to encourage Decision-Makers to take actions that promote the environmental and economic health of human and natural communities. A range of services are available from this department of Rookery Bay and are aimed at a wide variety of professions.

Professional Development and Training

An array of planned and custom programs are available on a wide range of topics. All programs are hands-on and motivational, conducted by experts, scientifically accurate, and politically neutral. 

Current course offerings:


The Coastal Training Program is able to bring a variety of programs to professionals via webinar on topics ranging from MPA Enforcement Strategies to Sustainable Urban Greenscapes.

Program Enhancement

Partner with Coastal Training to add professionalism, credibility and in-depth knowledge to your existing conference, training or workshop. Take advantage of:

  •  Environmental Learning Center, auditorium, classrooms and, exhibits
  •  Network of experts
  •  Professional facilitators
  •  Boat-based and field excursions

Consultations & Technical Support

Consult with Coastal Training Specialists to help you discover your options before a big investment or to better communicate critical scientific data and concepts. Services include:

  • Information and data searches
  • Model ordinance and BMP references
  • Presentation review and refinement
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