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20100824-Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Resources Certification

Hillsborough County Extension Service

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM (EDT)

Seffner, United States

20100824-Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices...

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Who Needs GI-BMP Certification

 

Anyone who applies fertilizer commercially.

 

Hillsborough County adopted a Fertilizer Ordinance that requires all commercial fertilizer applicators to receive training and certification in GI-BMPs by July 1, 2011.

 

FL Senate Bill 494 requires all commercial fertilizer applicators to have a Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate by January 1, 2014.

 

What are GI-BMPs

 

·         GI-BMP is an acronym for Green Industries Best Management Practices for the Preservation of Water Resources.

·         The GI-BMPs teach environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and surface waters.

·         The training is designed to provide corporate, governmental, environmental, and other personnel the Best Management Practices education for lawn and landscape and provide the GI-BMP certificate required to obtain the state Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate.

·         GI-BMPs promoting sustainable horticulture and environmental stewardship.

·         Adopting the GI-BMPs can save Floridians money, time, and effort while increasing the beauty of landscapes and protecting the health of our residents, pets and the environment.

·         Developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and endorsed by the pest control industry, this training is brought to you by UF-IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping program.

 

Who Should Attend

·         Anyone who applies fertilizer commercially

·         Lawn care, pest control & landscape industry professionals

·         Municipal park, recreation, & government agency employees

·         Commercial property managers & employees

·         City & County environmental department of water employees

·         Landscape designers & architects

·         Anyone working in the area of water quality, urban  development, or   environmental issues 

 

Have questions about 20100824-Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Resources Certification ? Contact Hillsborough County Extension Service

When & Where


5339 County Road 579
Seffner, 33584

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM (EDT)


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Hillsborough County Extension Service

The mission of the Hillsborough Extension Office is to respond to local issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H/youth development, and family and consumer sciences.

 

Your Hillsborough County Extension agents offer educational services through a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida, and the United States Department of Agriculture.  Your local extension agents are off-campus faculty members of the University of Florida. They are trained professionals who are here to serve you.

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