April 2023 Class List

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this April! Below is our current class list for the month.

Brevard County 4-H Fair & Market Poultry Auction

April 1  |  9 am – 1 pm
Join Brevard County 4-H for their annual Fair & Poultry Auction! Show your support by bidding on birds and silent auction items, speaking with current 4-H participants, and checking out completed projects.
Register on Eventbrite (optional): https://bit.ly/3Fj2eFm

2023 Florida-Friendly Landscaping Class [8-week series]

April 4 – May 23  |  9 am – 12 pm
Learn how to grow healthy plants & nutritious food and still protect the water quality of the Indian River Lagoon or the St. Johns River!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/42c2vU3

Florida Master Naturalist Program – Coastal Systems

April 8 – May 20  |  Registration closes on April 3 at 12 pm
Learn about the general ecology, habitats, and wildlife of Florida’s coastal systems!
Register online: https://bit.ly/3LhySef

Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs) for Recreational Crab Traps

If you own a recreational crab trap and need a BRD, stop by our Master Gardener Desk during regular business hours. These BRDs are FREE and are designed to keep terrapin turtles out of your traps.
Available at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office, Mon – Fri from 8 am – 5 pm (3695 Lake Dr., Cocoa, FL 32926); The Brevard County Farmers Market, Every Thursday from 3 pm – 6 pm (2500 Parkway Dr, Melbourne, FL 32935); or at the Titusville FWC office (1 A Max Brewer Memorial Parkway, Titusville, FL 32796).

Water Bath & Pressure Canning

April 8  |  10 am – 12:30 pm
Learn the basics of preserving your own food! We will cover two canning methods, water bath and pressure canning!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3mUQeTR

Child Passenger Safety Seminar

April 10  |  1 pm – 3 pm
April 26  |  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how to install your child’s safety seat correctly. Eligible mothers may be able to purchase a car seat at a discounted rate.
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3YL5FeK

Cooking in an Instant & Air Frying

April 12  |  12 pm – 2 pm
Learn how to use your pressure cooker and air fryer while learning some new recipes!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3yFC23X

Canning: Jams & Jellies

April 15  |  10 am – 12:30 pm
Learn how to make and preserve your own jams & jellies!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3TcZiQi

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) Pesticide License Workshop

April 17  |  8:30 am – 5 pm
This workshop & exam is required for the LCLM pesticide license (aka Round-up® license).
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/42d76pm

Backyard Chicken Training Class

April 19  |  10 am – 12 pm
Learn all about raising and caring for chickens in urban environments!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3yTmnyd

Hunter Safety Class

April 22  |  9 am – 4 pm
Join us to complete your Hunter Safety requirements!
Register online: https://bit.ly/3yAltXd

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Certified Professional Field Module

April 28  |  1 pm – 5 pm
This workshop offers the required Field Module for candidates seeking designation as Florida-Friendly Landscaping Certified Professionals.
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3yzM7iK

The Ins & Outs of Starting a Food Business

April 29  |  9am – 1pm
Learn what it takes to start a food business in Florida! We’ll cover different types of food businesses, food safety, and more!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3m4CrKB

Child Safety Seat Checks

Available by appointment only
Schedule an appointment to have your child’s car seat checked, installed, or replaced!
Please call (321) 633-1702 or email brevard@ifas.ufl.edu to schedule an appointment

Commercial Landscape Site Evaluation

Available by appointment only
Having issues with your commercial landscape? Sign up today for a site evaluation to address your landscape management issues!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3jimEG3

4-H Outdoor Skills Club

Dates vary, meets twice a month | 9 am – 10:30 am
Perfect for kids 8+ who want to learn archery, shooting sports, and outdoor skills!
Contact Gus Koerner to attend: (321) 633-1702 or email gkoerner@ufl.edu

Soil Guardian Program

This is an ongoing program, sign up today!
Consider joining the Soil Guardian program to learn how to grow healthy plants and improve the water quality here in Brevard County!
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3oAi3il

Florida Friendly Fishing Guide

This is an ongoing program, sign up today!
Get certified to become a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide! This online certification course covers science-based techniques that ensure minimal environmental footprint of fishing.
Register online: https://bit.ly/3xWyxqk
Scholarships available: https://bit.ly/3OwxW45

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Posted: March 24, 2023

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