Dr. Dougbug’s Bugs & Shrubs Buzzz Events

  1. NEW! July 28: The Role of HOA Stormwater Ponds and How to Avoid Premature Decline, that is, “Special Assessments” costs.
    2. July 15: Fruit Tree Groves- the Road Show
    3. Register for Pesticide CEUs from UF researchers on Wed. July 26 at Collier County Extension. See below.
“Understanding the Role of HOA Stormwater Ponds and Methods to Avoid Premature Decline” When: Friday July 28, 2017, 1:00 to 5:00
Facilitated by the University of Florida-IFAS
Where: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples, FL 34112
Kapnik Center (to the far right as you pull in).
Cost $10. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/y9ywuezn . Call 252-4800 if problem with internet.1:00. Introductions, Dr. Doug Caldwell, UF-IFAS Landscape Horticulture Educator
1:10 – 2:00. Keeping Stormwater Ponds Functional, Sustainable, and Beautiful.”  (The basics of how they function, why we need them, what affects their functioning, and general solutions for keeping them effective). Dr. Mary Lusk, Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, University of Florida. IFAS.2:00 – 2:50. “Algae: The Good, Bad & Ugly.” Dr. Serge Thomas. Assistant Professor Environmental Studies, FGCU.2:50 – 3:00. BREAK3:00 – 3:50. “Your Ponds Littoral Zone and the Environment.” Chad Washburn. Deputy Director. Naples Botanical Garden.3:50 – 4:30. Open discussionCEUs pending: CAM and DACS
Register on-line for FTGA-UF CEU Round-Up
Click here:
http://www.ftga.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=944230 

Doug Caldwell, Ph.D.
 “Dr. Dougbug”
Doug is a landscape entomologist, FNGLA Certified Horticulturist and ISA Certified Arborist. Doug has been the Commercial Landscape Horticulture Extension Educator in Collier County, University of Florida since January 2001.
The Extension Service is an off-campus branch of the University of Florida, Institute of the Food and Agricultural Sciences [IFAS] and a department of the Public Services Division of Collier County government.