Events

Panhandle Outdoors LIVE St. Joseph Bay Waterschool

The University of Florida IFAS Extension faculty are continuing their acclaimed “Panhandle Outdoors Live!” programs for 2017. They will include presentations, as well as, traditional excursions to explore and learn about the Panhandle’s signature ecosystems. This year’s planned programs include “Nearshore Artificial Reefs” (Navarre Beach, Aug. 17), “St. Joseph Bay” (Gulf County, Sept. 19-20), “Coastal Dune Lakes” (Walton County, …

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2017 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series

The UF IFAS  Franklin County Extension is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes. These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at the Former DEP Estuary Facility at 261 7th Street, Apalachicola, Florida. Please call Erik Lovestrand or Michelle Huber at 850-653-9337 to register. Classes will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists. …

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Oyster Restoration Research Team Announces May 1 Meeting

Project leaders coordinating the long-term oyster reef restoration study in Apalachicola Bay will be hosting an update meeting for the community on May 1, 2017, from 5-6 pm in the Apalachicola Community Center. The meeting will feature representatives from the University of Florida, Florida Sea Grant, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the …

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Pesticide Applicator Training – Inside and Outside

Pesticide Applicator Training – Inside and Outside Pesticide applicators needing to renew or obtain a license for treating structures or landscapes should attend the training held January 23, 2017 at the Extension Office, 3098 Airport Road, Crestview. Two hour sessions are designed to offer CEUs in various categories. For more information : Inside and Out …

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Florida Master Gardener Training in Gulf County

FLORIDA MASTER GARDENER Training in GULF COUNTY Gulf County Master Gardener Program Beginning in February 2017 Could you be a Gulf County Master Gardener? Do you like to learn about plants, growing things and gardening? Are you willing to participate in an intensive training program? Do you like working with people, sharing your knowledge, and …

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Interested in becoming a Master Gardener?

INTERESTED in becoming a MASTER GARDENER????? http://wakulla.ifas.ufl.edu/…/Florida-Master-Gardener-Appli… Thank you for your interest in the Florida Master Gardener Program! The course will be offered beginning January 19, 2017 for 15 weekly classes. The deadline for registration is January 16, 2017. Your training as a Master Gardener will prepare you for your volunteer work under the direction …

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Oyster Restoration Research in Apalachicola Bay

MEETING NOTICE Oyster Restoration Research in Apalachicola Bay November 15, 2016 From 5 – 6 PM Apalachicola Community Center 1 Bay Avenue Scientists from the University of Florida, and resource managers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will provide an update regarding the experimental …

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CARING FOR TREES

Trees play an important role in Apalachicola’s appeal.  Whether it is a 200 year old moss draped oak tree, or a huge magnolia,our urban forest contributes aesthetically to the city’s overall appeal and our historic landscape.  Trees also provide shade, add value to our homes , and  they have many ecological benefits.  Come hear tree …

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Apalachicola Research Reserve hosts free talk about dolphin research

WHAT:            Free ‘Reserve Wednesday’ talk, Bottlenose Dolphin Research in the Florida Panhandle; What we think we know and where do we go from here?   WHEN:            Wednesday, October 19, 2016 2 – 3 p.m.   WHERE:         Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Dr., Eastpoint, FL 32328   HOW:              Registration is not required, but seating is …

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APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING

APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING ~Learn to how to make your yard a pleasant space and help improve water quality~ The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will be hosting a bay friendly landscaping workshop on Friday, September, 2016, from 1:00-3:30 pm. Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect on adjacent …

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