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    Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference

    • October 23, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • State Botanical Gardens 2450 S. Milledge Ave Athens, GA 30605
    Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council
    Annual Conference
    October 23, 2018
    State Botanical Gardens
    2450 S. Milledge Avenue
    Athens, GA 30605
    Terrace Room
    8:30am to 9:15am Registration
    9:15am to 9:30am - Introduction
    9:30am - 10:30am Screening out the Invaders - Deah Lieurance, Coordinator, UF/IFAS
    Assessment of Non-native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas, University of Florida
    Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
    10:30am - 10:45 am Break
    10:45am - 11:45am Emerging invasive plants and cogongrass update – Chip Bates,
    Forest Health Coordinator, Georgia Forestry Commission
    11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch - provided
    12:45am - 2:45pm Ecosystem recovery following privet removal- Mike Ulyshen, Research
    Entomologist, USDA Forest Service
    2:45pm – 3:00pm Evaluations and credits
    The Following Credits will be available:
    Georgia Commercial Pesticide Applicator License – Four credit hours in the following categories:
    Category 21 (Plant Agriculture), Category 23 (Forest Pest Control), Category 24 (Ornamental and Turf),
    Category 27 (Right-of-Way), and Category 32 (Regulatory Pest Control); 2 hours Private.
    4.25 ISA Arborist Credits
    SAF Continuing Forestry Education Credits – Category 1 – 4 CFE Hours

    The cost is $70 per participants, $20 for students. Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 16, 2018. To register by credit/debit card, go to https://gaeppc10232018.eventbrite.com or contact 770.228.7214.

    Georgia Arborist Association


    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 8802 ~ Atlanta, GA  31106

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