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Florida Master Naturalist Program

Florida Master Naturalist Program

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Participating Organizations: Northwest Region

Please contact your local Lead FMNP Instructors listed below for more information on their future class plans or to inquire about waiting lists. To email, just click on Instructor's name.

Franklin, Gulf, and Bay Counties

Team #NW01

  • Associate:   Erik Lovestrand
    UF/IFAS Extension Franklin County
    Apalachicola, FL
    (850) 653-9337
  • Courses Offered:
    Freshwater Systems, Coastal Shoreline Restoration

Okaloosa and Walton Counties

Team #NW02

  • Lead:   Sheila Dunning
    Florida Sea Grant Okaloosa County
    Crestview, FL
    (850) 689-5850
  • Courses Offered:
    Coastal Systems, Freshwater Systems, Upland Systems

Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties

Team #NW03

  • Lead:   Carrie Stevenson
    Florida Sea Grant Escambia County
    Cantonment, FL
    (850) 475-5230
  • Assistant:   Dave Barker
    Navarre Beach Kayaks
    Milton, FL
    (850) 623-3869
  • Assistant:   Barry Bitters
    University of West Florida
    Pensacola, FL
    (850) 684-3052
  • Courses Offered:
    Coastal Systems, Freshwater Systems, Upland Systems, Conservation Science, Habitat Evaluation, Coastal Shoreline Restoration