Thursday, April 8, 2010 - Green Industries Best Management Practices WorkshopSt. Lucie County's Cooperative Extension Office is hosting a Green Industries Best Management Practices (BMP) Workshop Tuesday, April 20 at the Port St. Lucie Community Center. This workshop is designed to provide training in BMPs for anyone working in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas. BMP practices focus on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from fertilization or pesticide application. Upon completion of this training you will be given a post test to determine knowledge learned. If the post test is successfully completed, you will be awarded a Green Industries BMP certification card. This card will be an indication that you have earned BMP accreditation and possess the knowledge to help reduce non-point source pollution from entering our valuable water sources.
2.0 CEU's will be available in the following categories:
- Ornamental & Turf
- Private Applicator
- General Standard/Core
- 4 FNGLA
- Commercial Lawn & Ornamental
- Limited Certification Lawn & Ornamental
- Limited Certification Commercial Landscape maintenance
For more information about the Best Management Practices (BMP) course, please call the St. Lucie County Cooperative Extension Office at (772) 462-1660.
When: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Time: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 SE Airoso Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL
Speakers: Anita Neal, Director/Environmental Horticulture Agent, and Ed Skvarch, Commercial Horticulture Agent, St. Lucie County/University of Florida Cooperative Extension
Registration: (772) 462-1660
Registration Fee: $20 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and snack) BMP manuals will be available. Certification upon passing the exam.