October 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.

Climate Smart Floridians Virtual Course

October 5  |  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This six-week interactive program provides community members with research-based information about climate change and resiliency in FL.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/LO7OqzE

Cooking in an Instant and Air Frying

October 10  |  2 pm – 4 pm & 6 pm – 8 pm
Join us to learn four Puerto Rican-themed for your pressure cooker and air fryer!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/9xcGUV4

Water Bath & Pressure Canning

October 14  |  9 am – 11:30 am
Join us to learn the canning basics and how to safely preserve your own food!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/Pf66yL8

Natural Areas Weed Management Workshop

October 17  |  8 am – 5 pm
Reviews info for Natural Areas Weed Management Pesticide Certification Exam. CEUs available! Virtual and in-person attendance options!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/Oj5N7Ag

Backyard Chicken Training Class

October 18  |  10 am – 12 pm
Learn all about raising and caring for chickens in urban environments!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/DbiadVY

Everything Pumpkin Decorating Spooktacular

October 24  |  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We are inviting our 4-H members and other school-aged youth to join us for All Things Pumpkin! We will be decorating pumpkins and showcasing them at the Brevard County Farmers Market at Wickham Park on Thursday 26th, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.; pumpkins can be retrieved from the market starting at 5 p.m.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/W–LwYc

Mental Health First Aid Training

October 26  |  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.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/c55-6tE

Preserving Foods: Freezing and Drying

October 26  |  6 pm – 8 pm
Learn how to preserve food in the freezer or through the drying process.
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/REwa0eI

Hunter Safety Class

October 28  |  9 am – 4 pm
Join us to complete your hunter safety requirements! This in-person class is for those who have already completed the online portion.
Register for the class (You will need to select Brevard County and search for the correct date & times): https://loom.ly/h1fcnfs
Complete the online portion: https://loom.ly/DML4QAk

Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips

October 30  |  1 pm – 3 pm & 6 pm – 8 pm
Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension office to learn how to cook different types of seafood!
Register on Eventbrite: https://loom.ly/V_2P-R4

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).

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 us on Eventbrite to be notified when the October – December registration opens: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com

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: September 29, 2023

Category: Events
Tags: Air Fryer, Canning, Climate Change, Climate Smart Floridians, Cooking, Dehydrating, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Freezing, Hunter Safety, Mental Health First Aid, Pesticide License, Poultry, Preserving Food, Pressure Canning, Pressure Cooker, Seafood, Soil Health, Soil Improvement, Urban Farming, Water Bath Canning, Weed Management

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