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*Meeting The Challenges of Invasive, Non-native Plants *

*(5 hours of pesticide re-certification credits in categories 21, 23, 24 and
27)*

The 2009 Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Councilís Annual Symposium will be held
at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens on November 5, 2009.
 Featured speakers include Dr. James Miller, a Research Ecologist with the
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station at Auburn University, Newt
Harding with the Kudzu Coalition in Spartanburg, SC, and James Johnson,
Forest Health Coordinator for the Georgia Forestry Commission. The program
includes a panel discussion on using volunteers to control invasive plant
species.  Professionals involved with Forest and Natural Resources, Land
Management, Vegetation Management, Green Industry, Agriculture, and related
professions, as well as land owners and others concerned about non-native
invasive species and natural areas, are encouraged to attend. For more
information, see http://www.caes.uga.edu/UNIT/ATHENS/events/events.html

or phone (706) 542-0808





*November 17, 2009*

*GA/FL Green Industry Update*

*(3 hours of pesticide re-certification credits in categories 21 and 24)*

Staying up-to-date on new products, new pesticides and new plants is
important for Green Industry Professionals.  This one-day webinar will be
broadcast to five locations in Georgia and four in Florida. Georgia
locations where you can attend include Savannah, Valdosta, Perry, Albany or
Columbus.  For more information, see
http://www.caes.uga.edu/external/tccc/calendar.html or phone: 229/386-3416.


-- 
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-542-3679 / 706-540-0032
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