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Wildlife Diseases

Wildlife Diseases

Oct 23, 1:00pm - Oct 23, 2:00pm

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Friday, October 23 at 1:00 pm – “Wildlife Diseases” – We are happy to have this virtual presentation as part of WISE. The presentation will cover the common and not so common disease and facts associated with wildlife diseases, such as rabies and leprosy. This was one of the most popular talks at our in-person WISE workshop. Presenter: Dr. Samantha Wisely, University Term Professor, University Foundation Research Professor, Director, Cervidae Health Research Initiative, Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Link: ufl.zoom.us/j/92369361489


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The Gary Gethen Orchid Show This Month Dendrobiums

The Gary Gethen Orchid Show This Month Dendrobiums

Oct 27, 10:00am - Oct 27, 11:00am

University of Florida/IFAS Extension at Hernando County16110 Aviation LoopBrooksville, FL34604 Map

FACEBOOK LIVE
Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 10:00am
Join Gary Gethen to learn all about caring for Dendrobiums

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The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill

The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill

Oct 29, 10:00am - Oct 29, 11:00am

Tune in to our weekly plant clinic, ask questions live online and get research-based answers and advice- now weekly on Facebook Live and YouTube Live! This week’s special guest will be University of Florida researcher Dr. Mary Lusk and we will be talking about septic systems. Join on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/HernandoExt/posts/3719883538063836 or on YouTube Live at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=V577X5746BQ

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Basic Home Maintenance for New Florida Home Owners

Basic Home Maintenance for New Florida Home Owners

Oct 30, 9:00am - Oct 30, 10:00am

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Friday, October 30 at 9:00 am - “Basic Home Maintenance for New Florida Homeowners” – Join UF/IFAS Extension faculty virtually to learn how to save money and be healthy in your home. This two-hour webinar will cover pest management for your home, energy efficiency, saving water indoors and preventing mold.
Presenters: Jim Davis, UF/IFAS Extension Multi-County Director Sumter and Hernando Counties, Dr. Faith Oi, Associate Professor UF Department of Entomology and Nematology and Pest Management University Director and LuAnn Duncan, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent III – This is a recurring presentation, it will not be recorded. Link: ufl.zoom.us/j/98769277208


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Spooky Gardens (Pre-Recorded Presentation)

Spooky Gardens (Pre-Recorded Presentation)

Oct 30, 10:00am - Oct 30, 11:00am

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Join us on Friday, October 30, 2020 for a timely class on plants that are dark, ghostly, ravenous or that have a mysterious past!

Free, pre-recorded class. Guest narrator John Burnett will bring us the spooky details in this special class.

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The Haunted Seas

The Haunted Seas

Oct 30, 1:00pm - Oct 30, 2:00pm

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Friday, October 30 at 1:00 pm – “Haunted Seas” – This presentation will cover the many different sea creatures found in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. This presentation will not disappoint! Presenter: Brittany Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County Sea Grant/Marine Science Agent II. Link: ufl.zoom.us/j/92369361489

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Home Hydroponics Watch Party

Home Hydroponics Watch Party

Nov 2, 6:30pm - Nov 2, 7:15pm

Join us for a Facebook Watch Party on Home Hydroponics! We will be watching a recording of a class with Master Gardener Jason Murray and he will be here live to answer all of your questions. This will be on our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/HernandoExt

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Florida-Friendly Landscaping for the Part-Time Resident

Florida-Friendly Landscaping for the Part-Time Resident

Nov 4, 10:00am - Nov 4, 11:15am

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If you only live in Florida part of the year, this is the class for you! Seasonal residents will learn what they can do to enjoy their yards while they spend the cooler months in Central Florida, and how to keep them under control while they are out of town in the summer.

Free Zoom Class

Topic: Florida-Friendly Landscaping for the Part-Time Resident
Time: Nov 4, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/97862182565?pwd=QitOZjBFZ2g2R0RkVk03ekFzbkloUT09

Meeting ID: 978 6218 2565
Passcode: 245941

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Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Workshop

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Workshop

Nov 5, 6:00pm - Nov 5, 8:00pm

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If you are interested in attending a Rain Barrel Workshop and/or a Compost Bin Workshop, please email LillyB@hernandcounty.us to ask for information and to sign up.

Rain Barrels are $50. A one-time water bill credit of $25 is available for customers of Hernando County Utilities for attending a workshop and taking a rain barrel home.

To receive a free compost bin, you must be a resident of Hernando County. One bin per household.

The virtual workshop will be held on November 5th at 6:00pm and 7:00pm. Pick up of the barrels and bins will be Saturday, November 7th between 9am - 10am at the Hernando County Master Gardener Nursery - 19490 Oliver St, Brooksville.

Email LillyB@hernandocounty.us for registration information.

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Landscape Plants to Usher in the Holidays

Landscape Plants to Usher in the Holidays

Nov 18, 10:00am

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Join Lilly Browning Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping and Frank Galdo, Pasco County Florida-Friendly Landscaping, as they help you prepare for the holidays in your own landscape!


Join Zoom Meeting
hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/95551039939?pwd=Ykt6TXQ2VjNhckR1NHNNcXMxMmlwUT09

Meeting ID: 955 5103 9939
Passcode: 363953

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Creating a Winter Oasis in Your Central Florida Yard

Creating a Winter Oasis in Your Central Florida Yard

Nov 24, 10:00am

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The cooler months are a great time to hang out in your Central Florida yard. Find out the types of birds, pollinators and other wildlife we can expect to see in our yards in the winter months and how we can provide an oasis for our winter visitors.

Free Zoom Meeting:

Join Zoom Meeting
hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/92419621815?pwd=SThVYUxUcTZnUmFlVmI4bFZ6RVF0QT09

Meeting ID: 924 1962 1815
Passcode: 852406

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Your Florida-Friendly Winter Landscape

Your Florida-Friendly Winter Landscape

Dec 2, 10:00am

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Learn tips about what to do, and what not to do in your Central Florida Landscape in the winter months. Cold protection, winter flowering plants, lawn care in the cooler months and more will be discussed.
Free Zoom Class.

Zoom Link:

Join Zoom Meeting
hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/94796864680?pwd=aURIUkpHL1ZNcVpjV3l2T29iYSt5dz09

Meeting ID: 947 9686 4680
Passcode: 477915

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Myths vs. Facts - Your Florida Landscape

Myths vs. Facts - Your Florida Landscape

Dec 9, 10:00am

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Sometime it's hard to separate face from fiction when it comes to caring for your Florida landscape. Commonly held misconceptions and falsehoods will be addressed and replaced with researched-base information, so you can begin to understand your Florida yard.

Free Zoom Meeting.

Zoom Link:

Join Zoom Meeting
hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/96022883131?pwd=emNvOUh2a1RRWStZdUMwZW10Q0R5QT09

Meeting ID: 960 2288 3131
Passcode: 385188

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