Natural Resources

Upcoming Pesticide Training and Exams

Need a Private Applicator Ag Pest Control License or an Aquatic Pest Control License? Here’s your opportunity for a review class and exam.  Do you just need CEUs for license renewal?  We have several CEUs available as well.   January 11, 2017 8am-3pm Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL 32539   8am …

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Renew and Earn Limited Lawn and Ornamental and Right-of-Way Pesticide Licenses

Need to obtain or renew one of the public works pesticide licenses?  Then join us on December 15th, 2016 in Ft. Walton Bch.  Attend one session or all four.  Earn from 1-9 CEUs in many categories.  For more information:  county-pesticide-training-2016

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Report Invasive Plants and Animals

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Every year more than 85 million people visit Florida. However, people are not Florida’s only visitors; Florida is also an inviting destination for invasive species that threaten to undermine the health of our environment. More than an inconvenience, invasive plants and animals can greatly alter our native landscape, adversely impact native wildlife, destroy agricultural crops …

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Green Industries Best Management Practices

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Be prepared to apply fertilizer next spring. BMP certification is required to submit an application for the Commercial Urban Fertilizer Certification. Renew your pesticide certification while learning how to maintain the landscape.  These are the things you will learn by attending the Green Industries Best Management Practices class in Crestview on Nov 9, 2016.  For more information …

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Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series: Sea Turtles of the Emeald Coast

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The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on April 28th at 5:00 PM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Sea Turtles of the Emerald Coast.”  Brooke Saari, Marine Science Extension Agent will cover the various species of sea turtles found in Florida, …

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Salty Topics Emerald Coast: Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration

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The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Mar 11th, 11:00 AM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration.” This free seminar will be is part of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the year. …

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“Secret Life of Beach Mice” Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Feb 4th, 5pm for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “The Secret Life of Beach Mice.”  This free seminar will be the first of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the …

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Water Management Summit 2014

Make plans to attend the Fourth Annual Water Management Summit of Northwest Florida to be held Jan 22, 2014 in Niceville. Lectures from university and industry professionals will update participants on irrigation and business.  For more information: WaterSummit2014_Flyer (2)

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Save The Date For Water Summit 2014

The fourth annual Water Summit will be held in Niceville on January 22, 2014.  Mark your calendar and plan to attend.  Topics include water quality issues, changes in irrigation technology and how the affordable care act will affect businesses.  Water Summit 2014 flyer

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Right of Way and CORE Training and Exam

December 10, 2013, there will be an opportunity for County employees and utility workers to earn their Right of Way pesticide license.  CEUs are available for those already certified. ROW training begins at 8 am.  CORE training begins at 2pm.  Refer the following flyers for more information: Right of Way flyer 2013 COREPesticideTraining2013

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