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 Urban Lake and Pond Plant Management Workshop
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Jun 26, 2018
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
$ 25.00 60 29 31

This half-day course will provide landscape professionals with knowledge and skills related to lakes and ponds plant management. Learn about the challenges that face healthy ponds and lakes in Southwest Florida and how to treat nuisance plants. Discover how to create healthy and beautiful ponds using identification of native littoral plants that attract wildlife and lower overall maintenance cost.

CEU's: 4 FDACS (including 3 FDACS Aquatic Pesticide CEU's),  4 FNGLA CEU's

 Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance - SPANISH
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Jul 24, 2018
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
$ 25.00 50 2 48

This class will prepare participants for the test for a personal Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance License; which is also known as “The Round Up License”. This training is designed for the Spanish language speaker who can read and comprehend written English language.

Esta clase fué diseñada en el idioma Español por la "Univeristy of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences" (UF-IFAS) con el objetivo de satisfacer la demanda de la Certificación Individual en Mantenimiento Comercial Limitado de Areas Verdes (LCLM por sus siglas en Inglés). Esta Certificación también es conocida o mal llamada  "La licencia de Round Up".

Unidades de educación contínua (CEU's): 2 FDACS, 4 FNGLA y 2 LUF


 Green Industries Best Management Practices (English)
 Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Aug 21, 2018
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
$ 30.00 60 0 60

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 program provides the following CEU's: FDACS 4, FNGLA 4, ISA up to 3.5


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