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 CTP Green Industries Best Management Practices - SPANISH`
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Closed
Feb 10, 2016
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 50 29 21

Las Mejores Prácticas de Manejo para la Protección de los Recursos Hídricos de la Florida por parte de las Industrias Verdes, conocidas por sus siglas en Inglés como GI-BMP, fueron elaboradas mediante la colaboración del Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) y las Industrias Verdes.

Esta clase se diseñó con el objetivo de proveer a los profesionales de las Industrias Verdes el conocimiento, la habilidad y las herramientas necesarias para minimizar la contaminación por fuentes difusas relacionadas a estas industrias. Este programa promueve el buen razonamiento para seleccionar las plantas, y el buen uso del riego, los fertilizantes y los pesticidas, para no afectar negativamente al medio ambiente de la Florida.

Poseer el certificado GI-BMP es obligatorio para registrar una compañía de mantenimiento de zonas verdes en varios condados y municipalidades. Adicionalmete, es un prerequisito para obtener el certificado para aplicar fertilizantes del Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS), el cual es mandatorio para todos quienes aplican fertilizante de manera comercial en todo el Estado.

 

Esta clase también otorga las siguientes unidades de educación contínua (CEU's): 4 FDACS, 3 City of Naples, 4 FNGLA, 2 LUF, Hasta 17.25 ISA, 2.5 CFE (CAT 1) y 2.0 CFE (CAT2).

 

 Marine Mammal Stranding Network Workshop
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Feb 18, 2016
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
FREE 140 29 111

Marine Mammal Stranding Network Workshop

Please join Denise Boyd of the FWC to learn about the Marine Mammal Stranding Network.  This workshop offers information on how marine mammals get stranded, the types of strandings that occur in our area and what we can do to help protect marine mammals. This workshop also offers officials, as well as the general public, the opportunity to gain critical knowledge on the latest conservation efforts being implemented to deter anthropogenic impacts on marine mammals and enhance ecosystem health. 

This workshop is free and open to all.  Seating is limited and registration is required.



 CTP: Green Industries Best Management Practices - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Feb 24, 2016
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 70 23 47

The Florida Friendly Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Quality by the Green Industries program, commonly known as the “Green Industries Best Management Practices” was jointly developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the private industries related to landscape maintenance, called the “green industries.” This training is required by the City of Naples, Collier County and the City of Marco Island for landscapers to legally work within their limits and by most neighboring municipalities in Southwest Florida. This class fulfills the statewide Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate Program requirement issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

This program provides the following CEU's: FDACS 4, APA 4.75, FNGLA 4, ISA T.B.D., CFE 2.5 CT 1 CF and 2 CT 2.

 

 Neighborhood Lakes and Ponds Management Workshop
 Location: North Collier Regional Park
Register
Mar 2, 2016
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
FREE 140 43 97

Free Neighborhood Lakes and Ponds Management Workshop for property owners and associations

Learn about the challenges that face healthy ponds and lakes in Southwest Florida.  Discover how to make your pond healthy and beautiful using native plants that attract wildlife and lower your maintenance costs. 

North Collier Regional Park: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

 CTP: Refresher - Proper Pruning Practices - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Mar 9, 2016
09:00 am - 12:30 pm
$ 15.00 37 11 26

Plants play an important role in maintaining landscapes while protecting water quality and, as they store necessary nutrients and water in their leaves, proper pruning practices ensure the growth of healthy plants which would lead to a healthier environment and improved water quality. Pruning can be done with a number of objectives, so it is important to determine your needs (maintainor improve health or vigor, control plant size and form, influence flowering and fruit production, influence the structural strength of the tree, appropriate hedge, etc.) so you can plan and prune accordingly. This training provides landscape professionals with knowledge of environmentally sound skills and tools to correctly prune landscape trees, shrubs and palms.

This program provides the following CEU's: FNGLA, ISA TBD, CFE, City of Naples refresher requirement.

 CTP REFRESHER: Fertilizer Calibration SPANISH
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Mar 15, 2016
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
$ 15.00 45 10 35

Esta clase refuerza los conceptos de ferlitización obtenidos durante el entrenamiento en Mejores Prácticas para reducir la posible contaminación del agua (Green Industries Best Management Practices); y cubre la definición, tipos, efectos ambientales, aplicación y manejo de los fertilizantes utilizados en jardinería. Adicionalmente, se hace mención de la ley estadal y las ordenanzas locales que afectan el aplicar fertilizantes de manera comercial en zonas urbanas.

Esta clase también otorga los siguientes Unidades de Educación Contínua (CEU’s): 2 FDACS, 3 City of Naples, 4 FNGLA, 2 LUF, hasta 6.75 ISA y 1 CFE (CAT 1) .

 CTP: Refresher - Invasive Exotic Plants Management - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Mar 30, 2016
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
$ 15.00 70 1 69

An Invasive plant is a non-native plant that not only has established but is expanding on its own in the Florida native plant communities. The state of Florida has one of the most severe exotic species problems in the country, as of 2011. Despite the millions of dollars that have been spent on controlling the spread of invasive plants in Florida (about $100 million each year), the rapid and effective dispersal characteristics of these invaders make them extremely difficult to eliminate.  As some of these invasive plants still remain in the landscapes as they were previously brought in for horticultural purposes, preventing the introduction of new ones and the spread of existing invasive plants is the most effective and least inexpensive way to protect our natural habitats from these invaders. This training will describe some of the most common and troublesome invasive exotic plants in Southwest Florida and appropriate control methods, including proper use of herbicides.

This event provides the following CEU's: 4 FDACS, 4 FNGLA, 3 City of Naples, 3.5 Category 1 CF, and ISA TBD.

 

 Neighborhood Lakes and Ponds Management Workshop
 Location: Naples Botanical Garden
Register
Apr 13, 2016
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
FREE 140 4 136

Free Neighborhood Lakes and Ponds Management Workshop for property owners and associations

Learn about the challenges that face healthy ponds and lakes in Southwest Florida.  Discover how to make your pond healthy and beautiful using native plants that attract wildlife and lower your maintenance costs. 

Naples Botanical Garden: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

 CTP Mangrove Trimming and Regulations Workshop - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
May 3, 2016
08:00 am - 12:00 pm
$ 15.00 60 1 59

Mangrove Trimming and Regulations Workshop

This half-day course will provide landscape professionals with knowledge and skills related to mangrove maintenance. Upon completion of the course, attendees will understand the role and value of mangroves, understand the rules and laws that govern mangrove trimming, and learn mangrove pruning techniques. Attendees will also learn basic mangrove biology and identification. The course will consist of a combination of demonstrations, hands-on learning, discussion, and lecture.

CEUs offered: ISA TBD, FNGLA 4, City of Naples, CFE (Cat 1) 3.

 CTP: Green Industries Best Management Practices - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
May 25, 2016
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 70 0 70

The Florida Friendly Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Quality by the Green Industries program, commonly known as the “Green Industries Best Management Practices” was jointly developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the private industries related to landscape maintenance, called the “green industries.” This training is required by the City of Naples, Collier County and the City of Marco Island for landscapers to legally work within their limits and by most neighboring municipalities in Southwest Florida. This class fulfills the statewide Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate Program requirement issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

This program provides the following CEU's: FDACS 4, APA 4.75, FNGLA 4, ISA T.B.D., CFE 2.5 CT 1 CF and 2 CT 2.

 

 CTP Green Industries Best Management Practices - SPANISH`
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Aug 24, 2016
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 50 4 46

Las Mejores Prácticas de Manejo para la Protección de los Recursos Hídricos de la Florida por parte de las Industrias Verdes, conocidas por sus siglas en Inglés como GI-BMP, fueron elaboradas mediante la colaboración del Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) y las Industrias Verdes.

Esta clase se diseñó con el objetivo de proveer a los profesionales de las Industrias Verdes el conocimiento, la habilidad y las herramientas necesarias para minimizar la contaminación por fuentes difusas relacionadas a estas industrias. Este programa promueve el buen razonamiento para seleccionar las plantas, y el buen uso del riego, los fertilizantes y los pesticidas, para no afectar negativamente al medio ambiente de la Florida.

Poseer el certificado GI-BMP es obligatorio para registrar una compañía de mantenimiento de zonas verdes en varios condados y municipalidades. Adicionalmete, es un prerequisito para obtener el certificado para aplicar fertilizantes del Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS), el cual es mandatorio para todos quienes aplican fertilizante de manera comercial en todo el Estado.

 

Esta clase también otorga las siguientes unidades de educación contínua (CEU's): 4 FDACS, 3 City of Naples, 4 FNGLA, 2 LUF, Hasta 17.25 ISA, 2.5 CFE (CAT 1) y 2.0 CFE (CAT2).

 

 CTP: Green Industries Best Management Practices - English
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Register
Oct 12, 2016
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 70 0 70

The Florida Friendly Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Quality by the Green Industries program, commonly known as the “Green Industries Best Management Practices” was jointly developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the private industries related to landscape maintenance, called the “green industries.” This training is required by the City of Naples, Collier County and the City of Marco Island for landscapers to legally work within their limits and by most neighboring municipalities in Southwest Florida. This class fulfills the statewide Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate Program requirement issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

This program provides the following CEU's: FDACS 4, APA 4.75, FNGLA 4, ISA T.B.D., CFE 2.5 CT 1 CF and 2 CT 2.

 

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