Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

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

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Repeating Applied Sessions

Special Sessions Herbicide/Pesticide Application Equipment CalibrationTraining (A-D)


Attendees will have the opportunity to sign-up for one of five (5) calibration sessions Tuesday through Thursday. Calibration for equipment such as boom sprayers, hand-gun sprayers, and dry material spreader applicators will be emphasized as will a thorough explanation of the calculations involved with calibrating equipment. These sessions will review the math that is required for certification exams and will be a tremendous help to those new to application or testing.


Live Aquatic Weed & Upland Plant Identification (1-3)

Special SessionsParticipants will have the opportunity to sign upfor two (3) aquatic and two (2) natural area plant identification sessions (50 people each). During sessions, participants will be able to ask questions and examine numerous aquatic and natural area plant samples.


Please note: These applied sessions repeat in order to accommodate a smaller class size.  For example, Aquatic Plant ID 1 will be the same class material as Aquatic Plant ID 2. 

This is also true for the Natural Areas Plant ID Sessions, as well as the Calibration Training Sessions A-D.




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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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