Who Should Attend

For 43 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.

Mark Your Calendar!

May 4-7, 2020

Fort Lauderdale
Coral Springs Marriott

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Important Deadlines

Registration

Advance Reg. closes 5pm, April 29
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Hotel Reservations

Rooms may fill early
April 15 or Rooms Fill
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April 1 Deadline
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  • Phone:
    (352) 294-3578
  • Email:
    mstage@ufl.edu
  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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