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Events Calendar

 

     

EAST FLORIDA (Madison County, east and south)

September 14-16

Trees of Florida 2020 Conference and Trade Show (link). Rescheduled, details to be posted.

September 26-27

Central Florida Sportsman’s Expo (link), Tom Varn Park, 301 Darby Rd., Brooksville, FL 34601. FWC Landowner Assistance Program biologists will be exhibiting and available to answer landowners’ questions. $5 Entry Fee, children under 12 Free. See link for details.

October 27-30

Aquatic Weed Control Short Course (link), Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, 11775 Heron Bay Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33076. Provided by UF/IFAS Extension. Join us for the largest and most inclusive training for Florida Pesticide Licensing and CEUs. Become a more qualified professional, engage with your industry, and network with your peers! The Short Course is designed to benefit both new and experienced applicators alike. See link above for details and registration. For more information contact Dr. Lyn Gettys, 954-577-6331, lgettys@ufl.edu

November 6

Florida Land Steward Tour at Property of Jake English, Pasco County, FL, 9 am to 2 pm, property of Jake English near Land O Lakes, FL. Join us to learn about longleaf pine forest management, enhancing wildlife habitat, tree planting, Best Management Practices for protecting water quality and wildlife, Tree Farm certification, preparing for the next hurricane, and the challenges of land management in the wildland-urban interface. This is also a great opportunity to network with other landowners and meet the forestry and natural resource professionals that can assist you. Details to be posted.

 

WEST FLORIDA (Jefferson County and west)

May 14, 2021

Florida Land Steward Tour at Jenkins Millview Trace, Escambia County, FL, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm CT, Jenkins Millview Trace, Pensacola, FL. Mr. Robert Jenkins, owner and manager of Jenkins Millview Trace, is the 2020 Land Steward of the Year. We are moving this tour to next year due to the current COVID-19 health crisis. Join us in 2021 for this tour to learn about longleaf pine forest restoration and management, enhancing wildlife habitat, tree planting, and the challenges of land management in the wildland-urban interface. This is also a great opportunity to network with other landowners and meet the forestry and natural resource professionals that can assist you. $15 includes lunch and materials. Updated flier and registration page will be posted here.

 

WEBINARS / WEB MEETINGS

On Zoom every
Tuesday through June 23

Agricultural Best Management Practices Summit - Virtual on Zoom (link), On Zoom every Tuesday through June 23. Provided by the UF/IFAS Center for Land Use Efficiency. Join us for updates on agricultural BMP research and extension projects. Participants will also hear from growers and agency professionals and have time for discussion. See link above for details and to join.

June 25

Forestry & Natural Resource Webinar: Creating and Maintaining Upland Habitat (link), 10:00 am ET. See link above for details and to join the webinar.

June 29

Tall Timbers Webinar: Risk Management and Prescribed Fire, 1-4 pm ET. Topics include liability and sources of insurance for landowners using prescribed fire, prescribed fire planning and risk management, and responding to an unanticipated event on your prescribed burn. Webinar limited to 100. Contact Matt Snider if you are interested in participating, msnider@talltimbers.org

July 27

Forestry & Natural Resource Webinar: Tree Identification Procedures (link), 10:00 am ET. See link above for details and to join the webinar.

http://www.forestrywebinars.net/ (link)
Upcoming Southern Fire Exchange Webinars (link)

 

 

Last updated 6/18/20