Who Should Attend

For 41 years, the University of Florida has offered training and continuing education for Florida's pesticide applicators through the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. The Short Course features leading experts in Aquatic and Upland vegetation management, and is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update. You will benefit from attending this program if you:

  • Need Florida Pesticide Applicator CEUs for categories such as:
    - Aquatic
    - Right-of-Way
    - Natural Areas
    - General Standards (CORE)
    - Forestry
    - Demo & Research
  • Are planning to take the test to become a certified pesticide applicator in Florida.

  • Are responsible for aquatic weed control in canals, lakes, golf course ponds, rivers, parks, residential developments, and other waterways.

  • Operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment.

  • Are employed by a public agency or private company that is responsible for vegetation management along right-of-ways and in natural areas.

  • Are an employee of a manufacturer or a distributor that markets aquatic or vegetation management herbicides.

  • Use biological control techniques to suppress aquatic weed growth.

  • Need to identify aquatic and wetland plants.

  • Establish and maintain wetland mitigation areas.

 


Important Deadlines

Early Registration
Save $100
February 27 Deadline

Sponsor Recognition in Mailer
Distributed to 4,000 FL Applicators
March 1 Deadline

Sponsor Recognition in Print
April 3 Deadline

Regular Registration
Save $50
April 10 Deadline

Hotel Reservations
Rooms may fill early
April 16 or Rooms Fill


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