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The Coastal Training Program at Rookery Bay offers a diverse selection of training opportunities for professionals. Below please find a listing of the courses that have been offered over the years, and may be offered again in the future. If there is a training that should be offered again, please let us know. We keep track of the trainings that are requested to help protect our coastal resources and better serve our community.

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Coastal Resiliency

  • Adaptation Planning for Coastal Communities
  • Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience
  • Planning and Facilitation Collaborative Meetings
  • Neighborhood Lakes and Pond Management

Landscape Professionals

  • Green Industries- Best Management Practices (GI-BMP)
  • Fertilizer Calibration
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Good Plant, Bad Plant, Right Plant
  • Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance
  • Interacting with Wildlife for Landscape Professionals
  • Designing Florida Friendly Landscaping

Natural Resource Management

  • Designing Florida Friendly Landscaping
  • Southwest Florida CISMA Grass Identification
  • Ecotour Education: Providing Tours in SW Florida’s Protected Coastal Areas
  • Water Wise and Other Irrigation Concepts
  • Proper Pruning Practices
  • Invasive Exotic Plants Management
  • Mangrove Trimming and Regulation
  • Lakes and Pond Plant Management
  • Marine Mammal Stranding Network
  • Florida Master Naturalist Program
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