Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

May 5-8, 2014
Coral Springs Marriott Hotel
Coral Springs, Florida

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Meeting Site and Hotel Accommodations

Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel is SOLD OUT

Overflow Hotel Information:


The Courtyard by Marriott Coral Springs
620 N. University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 330711
PH: 954-227-1300


The Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel is currently sold out over some of the Short Course dates.  Since cancellations are a possibility, we recommend checking with the Marriott BEFORE contacting the overflow property


The Courtyard is 6 miles and approximately 12 minutes driving from the Coral Springs Marriott. 

The current nightly rate is $89/night plus applicable taxes and includes complimentary internet access.  To book a room at the Courtyard, please call 954-227-1300 and mention that you are with the Aquatic Weed short course, or book directly online.

Host Hotel Information and Meeting Location


Fort Lauderdale Marriott, Coral Springs

11775 Heron Bay Boulevard
Coral Springs, FL 33076
PHONE: 954-753-5598
FAX: 954-753-2888
TOLL FREE: 800-311-8018

Hotel Exterior

Please join us at the upscale resort-style Marriott hotel & conference center located directly on the Tournament Player's Club at Heron Bay golf course. The Marriott is conveniently located midway between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, just off the Saw grass Expressway (Coral Ridge Drive - Exit 14), in the prestigious Heron Bay development.


Special rates for participants of the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course are as follows:

(All room rates are subject to 11% state and local taxes)

  • Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 13, 2014 in order to receive this group rate. Please be aw are the block of rooms may fill before the deadline, so we urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible. After Sunday, April 13, the discounted rate is not guaranteed on possible remaining rooms.

  • To make a reservation, call the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Hotel reservations direct line at (800) 311-8018 and identify yourself as a participant of the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course to receive the reduced rates. You may also make your reservation online by online by clicking on the rate types listed above.

Florida government participants: To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check or credit card and be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in).

The Coral Springs Marriott is a member of the Florida Green Lodging program. For information about Florida’s Green Travel Policies, click here.


Please note:
- All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations after 6:00pm on the day of arrival if not secured by one of the above methods.
- The hotel check-in time is 3:00pm and check out is 12:00pm.


Click here for directions and map to Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club and Convention Center.


UF IFAS Extension

Conference Materials

Book of Presentations
Speaker Presentations
Previous Short Course Photos

New Opportunity!

Not taking an exam at the short course?


Interested in learning more about aquatic ecosystem restoration?


Want to build your toolkit or break into the market?


Join us after the short course for a half-day mini-course!


Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration


May 8, 2014
Coral Springs Marriot


Cost: $60

Click here for more information and to register!



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