ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for September, 2011. These programs will be conducted by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent. The programs will be held at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).
Fall Wildlife Workshop, September 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m.,
Topics include: whitetail deer management, forage selections for food plots and prescribed burning for wildlife.
Cost to attend this workshop is $5.00 (includes dinner).
To register, call 352-955-2402 by September 9, 2011.
Natural Areas & Right of Way Weed Control Workshop, Wednesday, September 21, 9 a.m.to noon,
Topics include: exotic weed identification, herbicides for natural areas & right of way, principles of vegetation management and herbicide calculations.
Cost to attend this workshop is $3.00. 3 Natural Area & Right of Way CEUs will be offered.
To register, call 352-955-2402 by September 16, 2011.
For more information about either of these programs, contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402. Visit http://alachua.ifas.ufl.edu/calendar.shtml for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap. For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609. Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.