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Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to caring for 114 acres of land in Brevard County. Our vision is to protect the animals that live there, restore the habitat, and engage the public so that people can discover the beauty in this hidden treasure, enjoy the green space while walking in nature, and learn to preserve the environment.

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Announcement: Brevard County FMNP Uplands class now open for registration

Please see the note below from Brevard County Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP). If you are interested in participating in this activity follow the directions below. This is not being provided by Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc., we are just making you aware of this opportunity.

Your local Brevard County instructors are offering an in-person Upland Systems class starting on October 2nd. Register today! Registration closes at 10:00am on September 27, 2021. (Course Code: us21-06). This course is held on Saturdays through November 13, 2021.

The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is an adult education program developed by the University of Florida and provided by participating organizations. FMNP training will benefit any persons interested in learning more about Florida’s environment, seeking educational contact hours, or wishing to increase their knowledge for use in education programs as volunteers, employees, ecotourism guides, and others.

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world among Florida's citizens and visitors. The FMNP teaches those who teach others about Florida's unique ecosystems and wildlife. FMNP Instructors teach participants about Florida's environment using science-based information and interpretive techniques that prepare participants to share their knowledge with others. In turn, FMNP graduates share their knowledge and foster principles of sustainability, connectivity, and biodiversity to assist others to understand and respect Florida's natural world as a community to which we all belong.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
Any adult (18 years of age or older) interested in learning more about Florida’s unique natural history.
Volunteers and employees at parks, nature centers, museums, historical sites, and any facility or organization that provides environmental education programs.
Ecotour guides and natural resource professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge or programs.
Teachers and professionals who wish to acquire educational contact hours for continuing education.

Upland Systems Course Overview

Through classroom, field trip, and practical experience, this course provides instruction on the general ecology, habitats, vegetation types, wildlife, and conservation issues of Upland Systems in Florida - Hardwood Forests, Pinelands, Scrub, Dry Prairie, Rangelands and Urban
Green Spaces. The program also addresses society's role in uplands, develops naturalist interpretation skills, and discusses environmental ethics.

The total training consists of 40 contact hours, the scheduling of which will vary among different Instructors. The only requirements of students are enthusiasm, attendance, and completion of group final projects. There is no comprehensive examination required.
Classroom learning includes four instructional videos and 12 presentations. Outside of the classroom (virtual or in-person), participants will engage in hands-on field activities related to the course units.

To RSVP for this event please click the following link: https://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/us21-06inperson.html

Sunset in the Hollows

Hundred Acre Hollows

NOTE: We will be having a Frog Watch event this evening starting at 6:30 PM lead by Alana Wood from the Brevard Zoo. Plan to stick around for that up to 8 PM also. https://www.meetup.com/Hundred-Acre-Hollows-Meetup/events/280614866/

• What We'll Do - Come enjoy a nature walk on the grassy 2-mile trail around HAH or take a shorter stroll along our berms. Enjoy sunset photography, bird-watching, and exploring this beautiful habitat. You can see the bat houses and an owl box. At sunset, people have seen raccoons, deer, and bobcats. You can also see the Audubon Native Plant Garden in the Southeast corner and our Keep Brevard Beautiful Native Plant Garden at the Rock Springs Gate entrance. We are always looking for people to help with maintaining the beauty of our gardens and property. Let us know how you would like to help.

• What to Bring - Drinking water, sunscreen, bug spray, binoculars, cameras, hat and recommend wearing closed-toe shoes.

• Important to Know - There are no restroom facilities. The trails are primitive and may have holes, gopher tortoise burrows, and other obstacles, please be cautious. Please be mindful not to block resident driveways, mailboxes, and trashcans. Pets are not allowed.

Please observe social distancing. We have lots of space for you to get out and enjoy a beautiful walk.

FrogWatch in the Hollows

Hundred Acre Hollows

Hundred Acre Hollows welcomes you to join Alana Wood, Outdoor Program Coordinator for the Brevard Zoo for "FrogWatch in the Hollows" on October 3rd between 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm. Come to enjoy and participate in a brief FrogWatch monitoring session after "Sunset in the Hollows."

• What We'll Do - Alana will be here closer to sunset, listening for amphibians. This is a great opportunity to practice your monitoring, listen for calls, and to ask Alana any questions in the field! Come and enjoy this activity even if you haven't completed FrogWatch training.

• What to Bring - Drinking water, sunscreen, bug spray, cameras, hat and recommend wearing closed-toe shoes.

• Important to Know - There are no restroom facilities. The trails are primitive and may have holes, gopher tortoise burrows, and other obstacles, please be cautious. Please be mindful not to block resident driveways, mailboxes, and trashcans. Pets are not allowed.

Please observe social distancing. We have lots of space for you to get out and enjoy a beautiful evening.

Sunset in the Hollows - Florida Master Naturalist Program Festival

We are excited to invite the Florida Master Naturalists to come out and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Florida Master Naturalist Program on November 7th.

If you are an FMNP graduate please come join us and learn how a group of concerned citizens can band together to Protect the Wildlife, Restore the Habitat, and Engage the Public.

And if you're not an FMNP graduate come mingle with the graduates and learn more about this program that will make you more aware of Florida's environment.

• What We'll Do - Come enjoy a nature walk on the grassy 2-mile trail around HAH or take a shorter stroll along our berms. Enjoy sunset photography, bird-watching, and exploring this beautiful habitat. You can see the bat houses and an owl box. At sunset, people have seen raccoons, deer, and bobcats. You can also see the Audubon Native Plant Garden in the Southeast corner and our Keep Brevard Beautiful Native Plant Garden at the Rock Springs Gate entrance. We are always looking for people to help with maintaining the beauty of our gardens and property. Let us know how you would like to help.

• What to Bring - Drinking water, sunscreen, bug spray, binoculars, cameras, hat and recommend wearing closed-toe shoes.

• Important to Know - There are no restroom facilities. The trails are primitive and may have holes, gopher tortoise burrows, and other obstacles, please be cautious. Please be mindful not to block resident driveways, mailboxes, and trashcans. Pets are not allowed.

Please observe social distancing. We have lots of space for you to get out and enjoy a beautiful walk.

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