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Wildlife and Invasive Species Education (W.I.S.E.) Workshop

W.I.S.E. returns in 2020! UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County is pleased to offer the Wildlife and Invasive Species Educations (WISE) workshop on February 11 and 12, 2020. We have two full days of expert presenters from The University of Florida and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Topics include:

  • Living with Panthers
  • The Florida Back Bear
  • Invasive Plants
  • Goliath Grouper
  • Gopher Tortoises
  • Horseshoe crabs
  • Pollinators
  • Dealing with Nuisance Wildlife
  • Venomous Snakes
  • Invasive Fish of Florida
  • Landscaping for Wildlife

Interact with specialist and learn the latest research on invasive and native species, identification and managment. Visit educational booths from  UF/IFAS Extension, Nature Coast CISMA, Master Naturalist, Master Gardener and more. The UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore selling the latest books, materials, and apparel from UF/IFAS Extension.

Registration is $45.00 per person for both days. Single day registration is $25.00 per person, including lunch via Eventbrite. Secure a spot as seating will be limited for this popular program with guided hikes to several locations in Sumter and Hernando Counties. Register via Eventbrite. Registration includes catered lunch, snacks, drinks, and free educational materials.

Please click on this link to register and view the entire W.I.S.E. agenda:  

Questions? Please contact Jim Davis, UF/IFAS Extension Director, Sumter and Hernando counties, at with subject line WISE 2020

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