Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent Training

The courses below are designed to certify passing students in one FWC authorized gopher tortoise agent activity or provide vital contextual background information on the biology and ecology of tortoises. For more information download our course descriptions/schedule below.

Fundamental Understanding Course:

GT101: Ecology and Natural History of Gopher Tortoises

 

Basic Authorized Agent Course:

GT101: Ecology and Natural History of Gopher Tortoises

GT102: Gopher Tortoise Permitting Process and Guidelines

GT103: Gopher Tortoise Survey Techniques

 

Intermediate Authorized Agent Course:

Basic Agent Course, plus

GT104: Gopher Tortoise Capture Procedures

GT105: Gopher Tortoise Marking, Transport, and Release

GT106: Gopher Tortoise Recipient Sites

 

advanced Authorized Agent Course:

Intermediate Agent Course, plus

GT107: Mechanical Excavation of Gopher Tortoise Burrows

Available Courses: September 24-28th, 2018 in Lakeland, FL

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*Private, custom courses available upon request

Other courses available through Common Ground Ecology:

 

  • Bat Acoustic Sampling Training
  • Invasive Species Training
  • Wildlife Habitat + Land Cover Recognition Training

 

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Lance Arvidson, M.S.

President + Ecologist

 

Offices Tampa & Lakeland
310 South Fielding Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33606

813.469.7485

 

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