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2018 Events Calendar

 

     

EAST FLORIDA (Madison County, east and south)
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 free workshop, provided by Florida Forest Service, will 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 21 North Florida Prescribed Burn Association Meeting, 8:00 am to noon ET, Alachua Conservation Trust's Prairie Creek Lodge. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m and end at noon. This is an opportunity for the General Membership and other interested individuals, entities, and agencies for a update on the NFPBA's progress and to learn about more fire weather and the upcoming Flatwoods Fire and Nature Festival in January 2019. Please RSVP to pangaea505@gmail.com by July 19th, 2018.
July 26 2018 Livestock & Forages Field Day (link), 8:00 am ET, Santa Fe River Ranch 29220 NW 122 St, Alachua, FL 32615 Registration $20 by July 19th or $50 at the gate. See link above for details and registration. For more information contact: Jane Griffin, (386) 362-2771 or l jane.griffin@ufl.edu
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.
August 22 Florida Tree Farm Tour: Managing Pine Forests for Multiple Goals, Putnam and Flagler Counties (link), 9:00 am to 12:00 pm ET, Crescent Lake Hunt Club and Seminole Landing Properties in Putnam and Flagler Counties, 843 East Highway 100, San Mateo, FL. Join us to explore the possibilities that pine forest management has to offer, learn about sustainable forestry and wildlife habitat management, and connect with the local and statewide professionals and resources that are available to assist in your land management. Free, lunch provided. Provided by Florida Tree Farm and Forest Stewardship Programs. Reserve a space by contacting Greg Dunn, Greg.Dunn@FreshFromFlorida.com, (904) 209-0430 or Conrad Wysocki, Conrad.Wysocki@FreshFromFlorida.com, (386) 329-3717 . Space will be limited so register soon.
August 28-30 Florida Forestry Association Annual Meeting 2018 (link), Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, FL. See link above for details and registration or call (850) 222-5646.
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 free workshop, provided by Florida Forest Service, will 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 Exotic Species and Control Workshop, Okeechobee County (pdf link), 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. Join us to get the latest information on controlling some of the most troublesome invasive exotic plants in this region. 5.0 FDACS CEUs approved: (3.0) Nat. Area Weed Mgmt., Pvt. App, or ROW; (2.0) 487 or 482 Core. $10 fee covers lunch and materials. Register on-line at
https://fsp-workshop092018.eventbrite.com/. You can also reserve a space by contacting Okeechobee County Extension, (863) 763-6469, and pay at the event with cash or check payable to University of Florida.
September 28 Landowner Cooperative Associations - Neighbors Helping Neighbors, Madison County, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET, UF/IFAS Madison County Extension Office, 184 NW College Loop, Madison, FL 32340. Learn about landowner cooperative associations and the benefits of working with neighbors. Topics include cooperating to manage timber and wildlife, deer management, and the history and certification process of the American Tree Farm System. An afternoon tour of a local tree nursery will follow lunch. Free, lunch included. More details to be posted soon. Contact Madison County Extension (850) 973- 4138 by September 21 to register.
September 29 Project Learning Tree: Connecting Forests With People (link), 8:30 am –3:00 pm ET, Austin Cary Forest, 10625 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville FL 32609. This training is for anyone interested in learning hands-on approaches to teach youth(and adults) about trees, forests, and the environment. Landowners, outreach coordinators, community volunteers, scout and camp leaders, undergraduate and graduate students and educators, anyone working with youth or wanting to are welcome. See link above for details and registration. For more information contact Elise Cassie, ecassie@ufl.edu

 

WEST FLORIDA (Jefferson County and west)
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 / SIMULCAST EVENTS
July 24 Forestry Webinar: Transitioning from Gray to Green Infrastructure Using Urban Forestry (link), 1 pm ET. See link for details and to join.
July 25 Forestry Webinar: Maintaining Quail and Grassland Bird Habitat in the Agricultural Landscape: CP33 - Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds (link), 1 pm ET. See link for details and to join.
July 25 CEU Roundup (link), 8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET, simulcast statewide from the University of Florida. The FL Turf Grass Association has teamed up with UF/IFAS to present this year's CEU Round-Up, a full day of education that will be simulcast to locations around Florida from the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. The Round-Up has been designed to award up to 6 CEUs to attendees in some of the most difficult to attain subject areas, including aquatic weed control, natural areas, and right-of-way, among others. See link above for details and registration.

 

 

 

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