July 2023 Classes and Events

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

Child Passenger Safety Seminar July 2023

July 7  |  9 am – 11 am
Learn about correct selection, installation, and use of child restraints plus how child restraints work to protect children. Eligible mothers will be able to purchase a car seat at a reduced cost at the end of the class. Must provide proof of enrollment in WIC, Medicaid, or Florida Access Benefits.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/7akgRFE

EmpowerU! Training Program 2023

July 17 – Aug 25
Join us to develop your communication skills and learn how to meaningfully engage decision-makers about issues you are concerned about!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/tYmNL2I

ServSafe Food Handler’s Class and Exam

July 17  |  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Become a certified food safety manager! Textbooks are available for purchase at registration.
Register on Evenbrite: https://loom.ly/EeV7dKY

2023-2024 Brevard County 4-H Market Poultry Project

July 18  |  6 pm – 8 pm
The 4-H market poultry project is an 8-month project whereby youth raise chickens which are auctioned off at the end of the project. There will be one optional class on July 18 and five required classes throughout the project.
Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/42rGdgS

Backyard Chicken Training Class

July 19  |  10 am – 12 pm
Learn all about raising and caring for chickens in urban environments!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/hemmwgM

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).

Florida Youth Naturalist Program Day Camp

July 19 – 21  |  9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Do you have a budding naturalist at home? If so, sign them up for our Florida Youth Naturalist Day Camp series! Over three days in July, we will explore three unique Florida ecosystems.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/KgBsdYw

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) Pesticide License Workshop

July 25  |  8:30 am – 5:00 pm
We are offering an in-person LCLM workshop that is needed to apply for the 482 Limited Certification Landscape Maintenance pesticide license certification exam (aka Round-up® license).
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/gbXI4r4

My Brevard Yard Site Visits

Available by appointment
Have your lawn and garden questions answered by our Master Gardener Volunteers! Soil samples will also be taken so you can receive an in-depth fertilizer recommendation.
Follow our Eventbrite to be notified when we post our July – Sept site visit page: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com

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

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

Download our July 2023 Class Flyer


Posted: July 3, 2023

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Advocacy, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Child Passenger Safety, Child Safety, Communication Skills, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Food Handlers Certification, Food Safety, Local Government, Market Poultry, Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Poultry, Poultry Project, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farming, Youth Master Naturalist

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