Natural Resources Leadership Institute

To Apply

Class XVIII (2018-2019)

We are now accepting applications for NRLI Class XVIII!

Class XVIII commences in August 2018 and concludes in April 2019 (see complete schedule below).
To apply to NRLI Class XVIII, send the following materials to Jessica Ireland:

  • A completed NRLI Class XVIII (2018-2019) Application (Download )
  • A copy of your resume/CV

  • Jessica Ireland, NRLI Program Coordinator
    Phone: (352) 294-7643
    Fax: (352) 392-1707
    Mail: University of Florida, PO Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410
    Email is preferred, but you may also fax or mail your materials.

    If accepted, the registration fee is $4,500 per Fellow. This fee covers meals, lodging, field trips, and instructional materials associated with the eight three-day sessions. Participation in the eight three-day sessions and completion of the associated assignments is mandatory.

    If you would like to nominate an individual for NRLI Class XVIII, please complete the nomination form and email to Jessica Ireland (Download ). Note: nominations are not required.

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    Dates Topic Location
    August 22-24, 2018 Coastal Erosion & Resilience Cedar Key
    September 26-28, 2018 Endangered Species: The Future of the Florida Panther Immokalee
    October 17-19, 2018 Fisheries Management: Red Snapper
    November 14-16, 2018 Impacts of Sea Level Rise: Threats to Urban Areas Miami
    January 23-25, 2019 Water Quality: Springs & Agriculture Live Oak
    February 20-22, 2019 Changing Dynamics in Agriculture & Rural Communities Clewiston
    March 20-22, 2019 Wildlife Corridors Venus
    April 10-12, 2019 Graduation & practicum presentations Gainesville

    Sessions begin at noon on Wednesday and end at noon on Friday. The graduation session begins at noon on Wednesday and culminates with a ceremony and dinner reception the evening of Friday, April 12.