Invasive Exotic Species ID and Control Workshop September 19

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September 19, 2013; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CT
UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office

Florida’s Forest Stewardship Program and the Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance CISMA will be offering an Invasive Exotic Species Identification and Control Workshop on September 19th at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL from 9:00 to 3:00 PM.

Many exotic plants are invasive weeds that form expanding populations on our landscape, making land management a challenge. Some exotic animals have also become a problem for land managers. The rapid and effective dispersal characteristics of these invaders make them extremely difficult to eliminate. This program will describe some of the more common and troublesome invasive exotic plants and animals in this region and current strategies to control them.

Tentative Agenda:
9:00 am Sign-in, meet & greet

9:15 Welcome & introduction, Brian Pelc, Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance (ARSA) CISMA Chair, The Nature Conservancy; and Chris Demers, Forest Stewardship Coordinator, UF-IFAS School of Forest Resources & Conservation (SFRC)

9:30 Herbicide safety and application techniques, Pat Minogue, Associate Professor, SFRC

10:30 Break

10:45 Invasive exotic species ID and control techniques, Judith Ludlow, Extension Agent, UF-IFAS Calhoun County Extension Service; and Pat Minogue

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 Available assistance, field demo, Rose Godfrey, Extension Associate, SFRC; Brian Pelc

3:00 Evaluation, CEUs, CFEs, adjourn

Register: A $10 fee covers lunch and materials. Please register on-line at You can also reserve a space by contacting Jackson County Extension at (850) 482-9620. Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Units approved: 2 Core, 1 Nat. Area WM; SAF Continuing Education hours approved: 3.0 hours Cat 1 and 1.0 hour Category 2. Filling fast – Register now. Directions to the facility are on the back. Please share this announcement with others who may be interested.

Download the printer friendly flyer: Invasive Species Workshop

Apalachicola CISMA



Posted: August 2, 2013

Category: Agriculture
Tags: CEU's Offered, Educational Training, Natural Resources, Panhandle Agriculture, Pest Management, Weeds, Wildlife


Frank Wilson
April 13, 2015

Thanks Judy for the informative information in your Bee Pasture article. Do you know if the state would help by planting bee friendly grasses etc along the roads and retaining "fenced in drainage" areas you see all along the roads? Thanks Frank Wilson Beekeeper

Darryl Palmer
January 21, 2014

Cathy, You can print or order posters, banners, light pole banners, cutouts, etc. from the UF/IFAS Extension toolkit: The toolkit also includes timelines, quizzes, messaging, videos, Smith-Lever act wording, logos, links to other resources and many, many other features that can help with your exhibit. It's the official source of Florida's Centennial materials. Please feel free to use them and pass the word. Thanks, Darryl

Judy Ludlow

January 17, 2014

Thanks Dan!!!

Judy Ludlow

January 17, 2014

Hi Cathy, thanks for your comment! We don't have a poster at this time. Feel free to copy this WordPress Post and use as you wish. The Martin County Extension service has access to the materials which include downloadable posters, flyers, etc... I'm sure you already know everyone at the office, but here's their site info just in case. I hope your fair goes very well. Judy

Dan Culbert
January 17, 2014

Cathy Contact me for some ideas!

Cathy McCartney
January 13, 2014

I would love to do a small exhibit at our county fair in Feb. highlighting our local agents. Do you have a poster that I may use that has the above info on it? Cathy McCartney Martin County Fair, Stuart Fl Ag Ed chair

Doug Mayo
August 25, 2013

CORE is for everyone. The other CEU provided is for natural area wildlife management

August 23, 2013

What liscense categories can the C.E.U's be applied towards?

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