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.



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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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