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UF/IFAS hosts continuing education class on combatting invasive species

RELEASE DATE: July 23, 2015

EUSTIS — The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting the “Using Early Detection Rapid Response Lists to Combat Invasive Species” Continuing Education Unit (CEU) at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 30 at the Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. County Road 44 in Eustis.

“This informative lecture, taught by Gregg Walker of Florida Natural Areas Inventory, will teach residents and pest control operators about early detection rapid response lists and how they can help organizations combat invasive species,” said Brooke Moffis, Lake County UF/IFAS Extension Agent.

The class will offer one Natural Areas Continuing Education Unit for pesticide operators.

Pre-registration for the class is not required. For more information about this program or to learn more about combatting invasive species, contact the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County at 352-343-4101 ext. 2713. 

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 service 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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UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County
352-343-4101 ext. 2713

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Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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