The Western Institute for Food Safety and Security of UC Davis University of California in collaboration with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Regional Domestic Security Task Forces is offering the following Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certified agroterrorism awareness courses in Florida. The courses are open to all United States Citizens, and are free of charge (lunch not provided) through DHS grant funding.
AWR-152 Principles of Preparedness for Agroterrorism and Food Systems’ Disasters
· Thursday, February 16, 2012 – AWR 152 Principles of Preparedness for Agroterrorism and Food Systems’ Disasters: Registration at 7:30 am; Workshop from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Volusia County Health Department, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Conference Room 516C, Daytona Beach, FL 32117
AWR-156 Principles of Planning and Implementing Recovery
· Friday, February 17, 2012 – AWR 156 Principles of Planning and Recovery: Registration at 8:00 am; Workshop from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the USDA Farm Service Agency, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite M (a few doors down from Ichiban Sushi), Gainesville, FL 32606
To find additional information about each course and to register on-site please visit http://dhs.wifss.ucdavis.edu/agroterrorism/classes/classesbydate.php.
If you have any questions please contact John Burkette at (850) 245-1387 or email John.Burkette@freshfromflorida.com
John P. Terry
Office of Agricultural Emergency Preparedness
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Office: (850) 245-1388
Prepare, see clearly and act decisively.