UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Offers ‘Florida First Detector’ Workshop

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on March 24, 2021

~~FREE, online workshop to identify non-native Florida species~~

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Offers ‘Florida First Detector’ Workshop

Ever wonder how species not native to Florida arrive in the Sunshine State?  Join UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service for a free, Florida First Detector Virtual Workshop Thursday, April 8, 2021.  You’ll also learn how to use the Distance Diagnostic Identification Service (DDIS) to report invasive species.  The program will include a discussion about Palm Weevils and other common palm pests and diseases.

You can start reporting as a First Detector right away by attending the FREE meeting and receiving your detector tote bag!

WHAT:          Florida First Detector Workshop 

WHERE:       Attend FREE, online: bit.ly/FLFirstDetector

WHEN:          Thursday, April 8, 2021, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

For more information, and to register, visit: bit.ly/FLFirstDetector

The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences.  For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: bit.ly/2I7gTs5 or call us at 352.518.0156.

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