MILTON — The Florida Forest Stewardship Program and the Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area are presenting a workshop for landowners.
Invasive Exotic Species and Control is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at the University of Florida Extension office on Airport Road in Crestview.
Topics include herbicide labels, required personal protective equipment, applications techniques, herbicide resistance, modes of action and rotation.
There will also be a control update on terrestrial and aquatic invasive exotic plants, invasive species identification and look-alikes, established and new invasive exotic insects, and working with the Six Rivers CISMA.
Participants can learn about identifying and controlling cogongrass, Japanese climbing fern, privets and other non-native invasive species.
Attendees may earn pesticide applicator and forestry CEUs.
Registration is $10 per person. Go to https://fsp-workshop092817.eventbrite.com or call 689-5850 to register.
The Florida Forest Service, a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, manages 37 state forests on more than 1 million acres of public forest land while protecting 26 million acres of homes, forestland and natural resources from the devastating effects of wildfire.