Who should attend?Employees who use or supervise the use of restricted-and general use pesticides for: * natural areas weed management * right-of-way vegetation controlIf you would like a review before taking the Natural Areas Management Exam for initial certification or if you would like to attend a “refresher” course and earn 4.0 Natural Areas Management, Right-of-Way, or Private Applicator CEUsTopics to be covered: Controlling Unwanted Vegetation in Natural AreasHerbicides & Application TechniquesUnderstanding Herbicide LabelsCalibration ExercisesStudy material for the exam: From the UF Miami-Dade County Extension: SP295 – Natural Areas Weed Management (Cost $13.50) (check or money order). Additional review material from ifasbooks.com: SP257 - Identification and Biology of Non‑Native Plants Found in Florida's Natural Areas (Cost $16.00 plus tax and s&h). You can also order these from http://ifasbooks.ufl.edu. NOTE: We HIGHLY recommend reading the NAM book before you take the class or exam. The failure rate is very high if you have not prepared.
What must I bring to the class? You must bring a government-issued photo ID. If you are attending for CEUs, please bring your license number. Bring a pen or pencil so you can take notes. This is a closed book exam, so we will supply a calculator. When can I take the written exam? The exam will be administered at the end of the training. You can also take it any Tuesday or Thursday at 9 a.m. at the John D. Campbell Ag Center, 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead. Please call Lize at (305) 248-3311 Ext. 242 at least 24 hours in advance. If you are attending for CEUs, you must physically attend the entire workshop to earn your CEU credits.
2013 Natural Areas Training + Exam 25.00
2013 Natural Areas Management Training + Exam - LATE 30.00