Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Florida CEUs Announced! - 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course!

Florida CEUs Announced!
2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course!
May 7-10, 2012, Coral Springs, FL  


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Earn up to 22 CEUs and fully re-certify in Florida for Aquatics, Natural Areas, or Right-of-Way!



Register today to take part in the 2012 Aquatic Weed Short Course to be held May 7-10, 2012 at the Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club, and Convention Center in Coral Springs, FL.

The short course is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update. Topics include: 
· General Standards (CORE) Training
· Pesticide Application Equipment Calibration Training
· Plant Identification
· Aquatic Pest Control Category Training
· Natural Areas Weed Management Training 

Right-of-Way Weed Management Training

The 2012 program has just been confirmed and CEUs have just been awarded by the Florida Department of Ag! Click Here to view this year's program.  Click Here to see the 2012 CEU allotment. 


CEUs and Certification Exams

Up to 22 Florida Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be earned by attending this course.
A representative from the Florida Pesticide Certification Office will be available at the short course to answer questions regarding CEUs and Florida licensing requirements.  

Commercial, Public and/or Private Pesticide Applicator Certification testing will be offered on Thursday, May 10th from 1:15 - 4:30pm.
There is no charge for taking an exam.  Please visit the conference website for more information on the available exams.


Short Course Program Announced! 

The 2012 Program Agenda is posted online.  Be sure to visit the conference website to view the detailed agenda of speakers and presentations.
Program Agenda 


Register Online

Registration is now available for the 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. Be sure that your organization is budgeted to attend this valuable training.

Regular Registration Fee 

(By April 9, 2012) $290.00 

Late Registration Fee

(After April 9, 2012) $340.00
Student Registration Fee
 CLICK HERE to register today! The registration fee, combined with funds contributed by our generous sponsors, provides each attendee with the educational program, course materials, a Book of Presentations, morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshments, and Tuesday evening's welcome reception.


Short Course Publicity 

We need your help.  If you manage listservs or have access to email addresses of colleagues who may be interested in attending the short course, please forward this email, along with a link to the short course web site where updates are posted periodically.

If you manage a society or association website or newsletter where your members would benefit from this training, please consider posting this course in your upcoming events.

Thank you

Aquatic Weed Control Short Course | May 7-10, 2012
Coral Springs Marriott | Coral Springs, FL



Please feel free to contact me personally should you have any questions about the 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course.

Jhanna Gilbert, CMP, CGMP

Short Course Coordinator
PO Box 110750 | Bldg. 639 Mowry Rd. 
Gainesville, FL 32611-0750| USA
PH 352-392-5930 | FAX  352-392-9734| 

Become a Sponsor!  

Want to be featured in publicity announcements that reach applicators across the US? 

Want to meet and network with more than 400 applicators in person?

Sponsor the 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course!

Visit the Sponsor Opportunities website today to improve your industry presence and commit online:  Sponsor Opportunities


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Why YOU Should Attend:

  • Earn 20+ Florida CEUs
  • Fully recertify in either Aquatics, Right-of-Way, or Natural Areas
  • Take Florida Certification Exams
  • Exam Study and Q&A Sessions
  • Interactive Calibration Training Sessions
  • Live Plant ID Sessions


Meeting Site & Accommodations
Coral Springs Marriott

Coral Springs Marriott

11775 Heron Bay Boulevard
Coral Springs, FL 33076
PHONE: 954-753-5598
FAX: 954-753-2888
TOLL FREE: 800-311-8018 

Reservation Cut-off Date:
April 13, 2012

Special Group Rates

Group Code: aqtaqta

Regular Room

$102 + tax

Concierge Level Room

$112 + tax

King Executive Suite

$122+ tax

One Bedroom Suite

$192 + tax

CLICK HERE to Book Online
Note: All rooms are subject to applicable local and state taxes, currently 11%.


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