TCC Wakulla Center offering course for those in nature-based field

Tallahassee Community College
Posted at 10:57 AM, Jan 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-31 06:32:16-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tallahassee Community College’s Wakulla Center will offer a Green Guide Certification course beginning Tuesday, February 12.

The Wakulla Center is at Crawfordville’s Centennial Bank building, located at 2932 Crawfordville Highway.

The 90-hour course is designed for individuals who are interested in starting a nature-based business, finding employment in a nature-based field, and for those who simply wish to learn more about the Big Bend Region’s natural environment.

The class will meet two evenings per week, primarily on Tuesday and Thursday, for classroom studies and again on Saturday for a field trip.

A sampling of Green Guide certification classes includes north Florida trees, geological features, mammals and reptiles, and business basics. Field trips will explore topics such as birding and sea life, nature photography, history and kayaking.

The cost of the course is $320 per person and includes all class meetings and field trips. Individual classes are $20 per person, and individual field trips are $40 per person.

The Green Guide Certification course continues through April 16.

For more information or to register, call (850) 922-6290 or visit