Off-site Field Trips

Discover new innovations, create meaningful dialogue and get inspired by participating in an off-site field trip and technical tour. See first- hand how others in the mining industry are improving methods, overcoming obstacles and reaching operational goals.


Tour of Streamsong Resort, a one-of-a-kind reclamation project by Mosaic

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Limit: 20 participants | Cost: $75.00

Streamsong is being developed by The Mosaic Company—the world’s leading producer and marketer of phosphate-based crop nutrients—and is founded on a commitment to its surrounding resources. Recognized the world over as an innovator in its field, Mosaic embraces its mission of helping the world grow the food it needs.

With more than 280,000 acres under direct ownership, Mosaic is also one of Florida’s largest landowners, and has owned Streamsong’s 16,000 acres of land in Polk County, Florida, for more than 50 years. In keeping with its commitment to land stewardship, Mosaic has reclaimed many of its former mining areas for public recreational or environmental uses. Now the transformation of this unique landscape gives rise to a new resort concept while also helping support the local economy is paramount to the resort’s development.

Transportation will be provided from Lakeland. Lunch will be served.


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*Fieldtrip information is subject to change.

Fieldtrip Schedule:

Activity Time
Leave Lakeland 8:30am
Arrive Streamsong Resort 9:15am
Welcome, Presentation on
the history of Streamsong
9:30am -10:15am
Resort property tour 10:15am -11:45am
Lunch 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Depart 1:00pm

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