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2018 Events Calendar

 

     

EAST FLORIDA (Madison County, east and south)
May 23-25 Wildlife and Invasive Species Education (WISE) Workshop (link), UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension, Bushnell, FL. WISE is a continuing education event for Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists and others interested in these topics. Registration is $40.00 for both days or $25.00 for one day, lunch included. See link above for registration.
June 2 North Florida / South Georgia Cold Tolerant Citrus Production Workshop (link), 8:30 am - 1:00 pm ET, UF/IFAS Taylor County Extension Office, 203 Forest Park Drive, Perry, FL 32348. $25 fee includes lunch. See link for details. For information contact Clay Olson, (850) 838-3508, cbolson@ufl.edu or Dan Fenneman, (850) 973-4138 dfenneman@ufl.edu
June 7 2018 Silviculture BMPs & Forestry Wildlife BMPs Workshop (link), 10 am to 3 pm ET, Florida Forest Service Office, 5353 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville. This is a free workshop designed to educate forest land managers about Silviculture BMPs for Water Quality and the Forestry Wildlife BMPs for State Imperiled Species. Participants will receive 4 hours of SAF CAT-1 CFE’s. Lunch on your own. To register contact Robin Holland, (352) 732-1781, Robin.Holland@freshfromflorida.com
June 11-13 Trees Florida 2018 Conference and Trade Show (link), Sanibel Harbour Resort, Fort Myers, FL. Provided by Florida Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. Approved for SAF CFEs. See link above for details.
June 15 Forest Landowner Workshop, Dixie County, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm ET, Community Center, 9335 NE Hwy 349, Old Town, FL 32680. Topics will include forest health, cost-share assistance, and forest certification. To register or for information contact Jared Beauchamp, Jared.Beauchamp@freshfromflorida.com, (386) 294-2326 or (850) 661-2014.
July 17 2018 Silviculture BMPs & Forestry Wildlife BMPs Workshop (link), 10 am to 3 pm ET, Suwannee River Water Mgt District Office, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak . This is a free workshop designed to educate forest land managers about Silviculture BMPs for Water Quality and the Forestry Wildlife BMPs for State Imperiled Species. Participants will receive 4 hours of SAF CAT-1 CFE’s. Lunch on your own. To register contact Robin Holland, (352) 732-1781, Robin.Holland@freshfromflorida.com
July 27-28 Florida Organic Growers’ Organic Food & Farming Summit (link), Hilton UF Conference Center in Gainesville, FL. Registration opens in May. See link above for more information.
September 18 2018 Silviculture BMPs & Forestry Wildlife BMPs Workshop (link), 10 am to 3 pm ET, Southwest FL Water Mgt District Office, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville . This is a free workshop designed to educate forest land managers about Silviculture BMPs for Water Quality and the Forestry Wildlife BMPs for State Imperiled Species. Participants will receive 4 hours of SAF CAT-1 CFE’s. Lunch on your own. To register contact Robin Holland, (352) 732-1781, Robin.Holland@freshfromflorida.com
September 20 Invasive Species and Control Workshop, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm ET, UF/IFAS Okeechobee County Extension Office,, 458 Highway 98 North, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Provided by Heartland Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area and Florida Forest Stewardship Program. Details to come, mark your calendar.

 

WEST FLORIDA (Jefferson County and west)
May 26 Family Heirs Property in Florida: "Cloudy Titles" 2018 Workshop Series - Session 4 (link), 9 am to 11 am ET, FAMU CEP Teleconference Center, 2010 Pinder Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32307. Presented by Florida A&M University. What action steps help families resolve family conflict about Family Heirs' Property? For more information, contact Sandra Thomson, Ed.D. at (850) 599-3546, sandra.thompson@famu.edu
June 9 2018 FAMU Farm Fest, 10 am – 3 pm ET, FAMU Research and Extension Center, located at 4259 Bainbridge Hwy in Quincy, FL. FAMU Farm Fest promotes public awareness of the full scope of the “land-grant concept” in education which embraces teaching, research and extension at FAMU. Come enjoy workshops, hands-on demos, garden and farm tours, spouts kid zone and more.  The registration fee $5.00 per person for adults (18 and over); free for kids 17 and under and seniors 65 and over. Call for group rates. For additional information contact FAMU Cooperative Extension Program, 850-599-3546, extension@famu.edu
June 22 The Benefits of Biomass Markets on Local Restoration Efforts for Public and Private Landowners, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CST, Jackson County Extension Office, 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, FL 32448. Enviva invites landowners and managers to a workshop focusing on the benefits of whole tree in-woods micro-chipping for habitat restoration. They will share experiences and discuss how they can expand operations to promote habitat restoration on both public and private lands. Ideally we would like expand existing public restoration efforts to adjoining private lands to help increase landscape level restoration. This workshop will include case studies of existing projects, roundtable discussions on expanding restoration efforts, and an optional field visit to a completed micro-chip harvest. Please RSVP to Jessica McGlyn at jess.mcglyn@gmail.com
August 28 Family Heirs Property in Florida: "Cloudy Titles" 2018 Workshop Series - Session 5 (link), 9 am to 11 am ET, FAMU CEP Teleconference Center, 2010 Pinder Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32307. Presented by Florida A&M University. What is the impact of clear title property and Family Heirs' property on economic wealth building and intergenerational transfer of wealth in the United States? For more information, contact Sandra Thomson, Ed.D. at (850) 599-3546, sandra.thompson@famu.edu

 

WEBINARS
May 31 Forestry Webinar: Understory Herbicides for Bobwhites and other Wildlife (link), 2 pm ET. See link for details and to join.
June 5 Science & Technology Webinar: An Assessment of Organic Farming on Soil Physical and Chemical Properties (link), 3 pm ET, see link for details and to join.
June 13 Science & Technology Webinar: Environmental Markets 101 (link), 2 pm ET, see link for details and to join.

 

 

Last updated 5/24/18