NOTE: The seminar listed below will also be presented 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the University of Florida extension office in Santa Rosa County, 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton.   PENSACOLA — Formosan Termites 101: 10 Tactics to Protect Your Home is an upcoming presentation.

Formosan termites will soon be swarming and homeowners can be prepared to protect their homes.  Annually, Formosan termites cause $1 billion of damage in the United States alone and the Gulf Coast is a known hot spot for this invasive pest.

Join experts from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension for education on this economically important pest. 

Specific topics will include:

●Formosan termite biology and simple ways to ID them.

●Available Formosan termite pest control protection for you home.

●Identifying and fixing the weaknesses in and around your home.

The event starts with check-in at 5:45 p.m. April 4 and the program is 6-7:30 p.m. April 4.

The public may attend free of charge. Preregistration is preferred due to limited space. Call 475-5230 or email bbolles@ufl.edu.