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Would you choose an alternative landscape? Understanding the effects of visual appeal and maintenance requirements

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Hayk KhachatryanIt is well documented that in the past several decades, urban sprawl in the U.S. has substantially increased the area of extensively landscaped residential areas. Previous research showed that Florida homeowners consider well-maintained urban...

Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing Principles for Extension

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:30 am EDT

Presenters: Laura Warner, Lisa Krimsky, and Laurie AlbrechtSocial marketing is a research-based approach to bringing about behavior change that benefits the community and the individual. It is proven to be effective in a number of fields but is underutilized by Extension. In...

Urban Trees and Stormwater Management – Transitioning from Gray to Green

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

Trees offer a range of ecological benefits that include, but are not limited to, the reduction of stormwater runoff. As cities grow or redevelop, there are opportunities to reduce reliance on traditional gray infrastructure elements (e.g., drains and pipes) through the use...

Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing Principles for Extension

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Laura (Sanagorski) Warner

Social marketing is a research-based approach to bringing about change, and while it holds a lot of value for UF/IFAS Extension, we have only minimally explored the potential of this approach to programming. Social marketing applies principles of traditional marketing to...

NAEPSDP Webinar: Assessing Your Assets

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Amy Harder

Join us for the April 21 NAEPSDP webinar! When: 11:30 am EST/10:30 am CST/ 9:30 am MST/8:30 am PST Topic: Assessing Your Assets: University of Florida Competency Assessment and Professional Development Plan and How They Can Improve In-service TrainingPresenter: Amy...

Extension Behavior Change: Evaluating Individual Contact Teaching

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Laura (Sanagorski) Warner

Many horticultural Extension professionals conduct numerous consulting phone calls, emails, office visits, and site visits to solve landscape-related problems and concerns. These individual teaching methods are valuable to clients, but can be challenging to evaluate. The goal...

Advanced Help Desk Master Gardener Training Program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Theresa Badurek

Pinellas County Master Gardener volunteers provide solutions to thousands of citizens every year at three Lawn and Garden Help Desks. The agent recognized the need for more advanced training for Help Desk volunteers due to low confidence and over-reliance on horticulture...

Florida Landscape Weeds and Mulches

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Chris Marble

Dr. Chris Marble will present updated research on managing weeds in the Florida landscape and updated mulch information.Pre-Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clce-webinar-series-2015-december-landscape-weeds-and-mulch-registratio...

Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Laura (Sanagorski) Warner

The goal of this webinar is to present social marketing as an approach to creating behavior change in Extension programming. Dr. Laura Warner and Dr. Paul Monaghan will present an overview of this approach, followed by a discussion of the role of this strategy within the...

Master Gardener Coordinators: Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal: Ideas to smooth the process.Tuesday, October 13th, 11:00 am-12:00 pm (EST)Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mg-coordinator-webinar-series-2015-october-volunteer-retention-detentio...Logon to the webinar 10 minutes ahead...

Sustainable Roses Series: Integrated Pest Management of the Rose

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

Everyone knows that rose gardening can be very challenging in Florida due to climate, insect pressures and disease incidence. This webinar is designed to introduce extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners to IPM techniques that will make rose...

Sustainable Roses Series: Cultivar Selection – Right Plant, Right Place for the Right Person

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar is designed to give extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners an in depth look at selection of appropriate rose cultivars for Florida. We will examine different garden situations and teach participants how to select appropriate cultivars...

Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers?

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

While there are socio-economic benefits associated with green urban landscapes, improper landscaping (e.g., excessive fertilization) may result in adverse environmental consequences, such as chemicals runoff into water resources. A recent study conducted by one of the ...

Sustainable Roses Series: General Care

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar is designed to give extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners an introduction to culture of roses in Florida. Topics to be covered include classification systems, site selection, nutrition management, proper irrigation and potential pests...

Extension Behavior Change: Measuring Outcomes of Landscape Site Visits and Individual Teachings

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Laura (Sanagorski) Warner

Many horticultural Extension professionals conduct numerous consulting phone calls, emails, office visits, and site visits to solve landscape-related problems and concerns. These individual teaching methods are valuable to clients, but can be challenging to evaluate. The goal...