Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

May 4-7, 2015
Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel
Coral Springs, Florida

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Repeating Applied Sessions

Special Sessions Herbicide/Pesticide Application Equipment CalibrationTraining Sessions


Attendees will have the opportunity to sign-up for one of four (4) calibration sessions Tuesday through Wednesday. 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 Sessions

Special SessionsParticipants will have the opportunity to sign up for three (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.




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