Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Invasives Online CEU Courses offered

The UF/IFAS St Lucie County Cooperative Extension is now offering a series of online courses designed to teach Floridians about five invasive pest plants: Brazilian pepper-tree, melaleuca, air potato, Old World climbing fern and tropical soda apple. Topics addressed in these courses include the natural history of the invasive plant in Florida, invasive characteristics, and IPM - including herbicidal and biological control. Continuing education units (CEU's) are available for people with Ch. 487 and 482 pesticide licenses. The courses can be accessed online at

Ken Gioeli, M.Ag.
Program Extension Agent IV/Natural Resources & the Environment Secretary, Florida Master Naturalist Governing Board University of Florida / IFAS St Lucie County Cooperative Extension
8400 Picos Road, Ste 101
Fort Pierce, FL 34945
(772) 462-1660
Fax (772) 462-1510

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