September 2023 Class List

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

Water Bath & Pressure Canning

September 7  |  1 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us to learn the canning basics and how to safely preserve your own food!
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FMNP Conservation Science

September 15 – 23
Learn how to better understand the complexities of conservation, its history, and more!
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Hunter Safety Class

September 16  |  9 am – 4 pm
Join us to complete your hunter safety requirements! This in-person class is for those that have already completed the online portion.
Register for the class (You will need to select Brevard County and search for the correct date & times):
Complete the online portion:

Food Handler’s Class & Exam

September 18  |  9 am – 5 pm
Become a certified ServSafe Manager! We recommend studying the ServSafe Manager 7th Edition textbook prior to attending class. Lunch will not be provided.
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Arborist Certification Workshop

September 19 & 20 |  9 am – 5 pm
Arborist training workshop geared towards helping you prepare for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam!
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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).

Backyard Chicken Training Class

September 20  |  10 am – 12 pm
Learn all about raising and caring for chickens in urban environments!
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Canning: Jams & Jellies

September 21  |  1 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn how to make your own jams & jellies!
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Youth Chemistry & Cooking Series

September 21 – October 19, Thursdays  |  6 pm – 8 pm
Join us for a hands-on cooking series where we will discover the science in recipes and prepare various foods using healthy cooking methods.
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Aquatics Pest Control Certification Review & Exam

September 25  |  8 am – 5 pm
Reviews the basic principles of Aquatic Pest Control, helping you prepare for the Aquatics Pest Control Pesticide Applicators License Exam.
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Ornamental & Turfgrass Pest Control Certification Review and Exam

September 27  |  8:30 am – 5 pm
Need an O + T license? If so, this class is for you! NO CEUs available. Strictly review and exam class. Not for current license holders.
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Mental Health First Aid Training

September 28  |  9 am – 4 pm
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is skills-based training that teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of a mental health or substance use challenge.
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Canning: The Pickling Process

September 28  |  1 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us to learn the pickling process of cucumbers and more!
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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.
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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!
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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:
Scholarships available:

Download our September 2023 Class List


Posted: August 25, 2023

Category: Events
Tags: Arborist, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Conservation, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Food Handlers Certification, Food Preservation, Food Safety, Hunter Safety, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Urban Farming, Water Bath Canning

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