This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Last Chance to Pre Register - SFAPMS General Meeting - February 26th CEU Course
South Florida Aquatic Plant Management Society
General Meeting Announcement
Thursday, February 26, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
City of Oakland Park
Jaco Pastorius Park Community Center
1098 N.E. 40th Court
Oakland Park, FL 33334
*Free public parking is available to the north of the building
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments
8:15 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
Capabilities for Natural Area Surveys
Michael Melendez, P.E. - Genisis Enterprises & Engineering Services, LLC
1 Aquatic OR 1 Natural Area OR 1 Right-of-Way CEU
9:05 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Calibration and Application of Granular Products
Michael Blatt - Vortex Granular Systems
1 Core CEU
9:55 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Invasive Grasses and Control in Aquatic Ecosystems
Dr. Lyn Gettys - University of Florida, Research & Education, Davie
1 Natural Area OR 1 Right-of-Way CEU
10:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Applicator Alert - Environmental Permitting,
Compliance, & Regulatory Current Issues
Debbie Tyson, Esq. - Gunster Law
1 Core CEU
11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Everglades Restoration & Habitat Enhancement
Doug Young - President, South Florida Audubon Society
1 Aquatic OR 1 Natural Area CEU
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary Lunch/Vehicle Exhibit
Sponsored by GM Fleet & Commercial Vehicles
Anthony Guerrette, Business Development Manager
Ray Deien - Phil Smith Chevrolet
*4 C.E.U.'s will be available for licensed professionals