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best-management-practices-logo-249x187-gif-versionAn upcoming Green Industries - Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) workshop in Wakulla County is designed to provide training for anyone working in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds commercial businesses.

GI-BMPs are focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from fertilization or pesticide application.  The GI-BMP workshop will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office located at 84 Cedar Ave in Crawfordville.

As you’re aware, Wakulla County requires all commercial and institutional applicators of fertilizer within the County successfully complete this training program.

Topics will include:

•  Overview - GI-BMPs for Protection of Water Resources in Florida

•  Lawn and Landscape Cultural and Fertilization BMPs

•  Irrigation BMPs

•  Fertilizer BMPs

•  Pesticide BMPs

The cost is $15, checks can be made payable to Wakulla County Extension to be received by Friday, January 21, after that, the cost will be $25.  Registration includes lunch, refreshments, books, presentation materials, and CEUs.  Class limit is 50 participants.  To pre-register, call 850-926-3931.

For more information and to register, visit our website at  If you have questions, call Ariel Robinson at 850-926-3931 or email Scott Jackson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADA / EEO Compliance

In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act, if you require any type of an accommodation for an event sponsored by the University of Florida accommodation requests must be made at least 72 hours in advance of the function. To arrange accommodations contact the agency sponsoring the event. For assistance contact the UF ADA Office at (352) 392-7056 or 711(TDD/TTY).We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

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