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CISMA to offer continuing education courses on aquatic plants and natural rights-of-way

RELEASE DATE: August 26, 2014

LEESBURG – The Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) of Lake County is offering continuing education programs about aquatic plants and natural rights-of-way from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 at the Leesburg Community Building, 109 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg. 

The morning session will provide three Aquatic continuing education units (CEUs) and the afternoon session will provide three Natural Areas or Right of Way CEUs. The cost is $25 for either the morning or afternoon session or $40 for the entire day. Courses include Control Management Strategies for Terrestrial Plants, Terrestrial Plant Anatomy and Aquatic Plant ID and Control, to name a few.

Seating is limited and pre-registration is required and due by Sept. 15. Online registration is available at www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-county-cisma-ceu-day-tickets-12688127531. For more information, contact The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County at 352-343-4101 ext. 2714.

CISMA is comprised of professionals and members of the public who have an interest in controlling invasive species. It provides an opportunity to share information and resources to make exotic species control more effective and manageable.
 
The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The Foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.
 

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More Information:
UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County
352-343-4101 ext. 2714
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-county-cisma-ceu-day-tickets-12688127531

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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