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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    oin Our Mailing List For Updates and Announcements Florida Yards Neighborhoods The Florida Yards Neighborhoods Program was developed to address serious problems of pollution and disappearing habitats by enlisting homeowners in the battle to save our natural environment This program provides special educational and outreach activities directed at the community to help residents reduce pollution and enhance their environment by improving home and landscape management Master Gardeners who have received

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    will cater to students with curriculums that offer a better understanding of the environment The Center will educate on the importance of biodiversity ecosystems and encourage conservation preservation and restoration of our natural resources Additional features of the Center include an exhibit hall multi purpose classrooms science labs dioramas and a 160 seat theater The exhibition hall sports live exhibits of bees snakes and turtles along with fabricated exhibitions such as a gopher tortoise burrow that students can crawl through Pine forest and wetland areas are displayed along with indigenous flora and fauna Unlike museum collections visitors can interact with the displays and some produce cause and effect situations that show the impact man has on the environment There is a piano like keyboard children can step on to hear the sounds of fauna Activities also include examining aquatic insects and sh studying different restoration methods and monitoring amphibians and songbirds In addition visitors to the Center will have an opportunity to learn about the natural environment both indoors and out with a 9 mile long boardwalk trail that crosses through a hardwood prairie swamp and around a beaver pond Advance registration is required by October 1 2010 You may choose one 1 tour only Please note that a tour may be cancelled due to low attendance so register early Preconference Tour Option 2 1 00pm 5 00pm Topsail State Park and Grayton Beach State Park limit 50 ppl Brooke Saari Florida Sea Grant Enjoy a guided tour of these scenic wonders of these two state parks Topsail Hill offers a wide variety of natural resources including 3 2 miles of secluded white sand beaches with majestic dunes over 25 feet tall See the rare coastal dune lakes Lakes pristine beaches old growth long leaf pines sand pine scrub and

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    Advisors are encouraged to attend this session to learn about the latest developments in the yard recognition program Brian Niemann UF Emerald Ballroom B 3 15p m 5 00pm UF IFAS Bookstore Open Coral Ballroom B 3 15pm 3 45pm Refreshment Break View County Displays and Exhibits Coral Ballroom C 3 45pm 4 45pm 4 Concurrent Sessions A 3 Cisterns and Water Storage Strategies Discover your options for collecting and storing water lost in most landscapes There are more options than you think B J Jarvis Pasco County Extension Emerald Ballroom B P RESENTATION B 3 Gardening with Youth and Adult Offenders See how Master Gardeners have worked with both youth and adult juvenile justice offenders in gardening and landscape programs Ken Rudisill Bay County Extension Theater Room ground floor meeting rooms C 3 Propagation Made Easy Take your propagation skills to the next level Learn tips tricks and techniques to successfully propagate your plants Mack Thetford UF Emerald Ballroom CDE P RESENTATION D 3 FFL Making the Nine Principles Fun Come and see the newest presentation about the nine principles The principles are looked at from a new fun approach to engage the audience like never before Kathy Malone UF Coral Ballroom D 5 00pm 6 00pm General Session 3 Sustainability and The Scott s Company Jan Valentic Brought to you by The Scotts Miracle Gro Company Emerald Ballroom CDE P RESENTATION 6 00p m 7 00 p m View County Displays and Exhibits Coral Ballroom C 6 00pm 7 30pm Welcome Reception Poolside brought to you by Scotts Tuesday October 26 2010 6 30am 5 00pm Registration Open Emerald AB Foyer 6 30am 8 00am Continental Breakfast Emerald Ballroom Foyer 6 30am 9 00am View County Displays and Exhibits Coral Ballroom C 7 00am 9 00am 4H Judging Contest Jim Stephens Jeff Williamson and Tom Wichman Coral Ballroom A 8 00am 5 00 pm UF IFAS Bookstore Open Coral Ballroom B 9 15 am 1 0 45 am General Session 4 Use of Color with Landscape Design Gail Hansen UF Emerald Ballroom CDE 10 45 am 11 15 am Break and Move to Next Session View County Displays and Exhibits Coral Ballroom C 11 15am 12 15pm 4 Concurrent Sessions A 4 Dealing with Turf Questions Over the Phone Learn strategies and techniques to help you ask the right questions while trying to help clientele with their turf problems Bryan Unruh UF Emerald Ballroom B P RESENTATION B 4 Gardening with the Masters A Blue Ribbon Jr Master Gardener Program Discover the Junior Master Gardener Program and share a wealth of resources and ideas available to establish successful youth gardening programs in your county Ken Rudisill and Janet Psikogious Bay County Extension Theater Room ground floor meeting rooms P RESENTATION C 4 Landscapes that Last Long Term Solutions for Garden Design Learn how to use materials plants and ideas to create a sustainable landscape that is here to stay Brian Niemann UF Emerald Ballroom CDE D 4 Tea

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    the Graduate and Undergraduate Advisor Our plant pathology undergraduate program is now one of the largest in the United States Dr Zettler has received several honors and awards in recognition of his exceptional talent and accomplishments as a teacher He received the Teacher of the Year award by the UF in 1999 2000 The same year he was awarded Teacher of the Year by UF s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources In 2001 he received the Teacher of the Year award from the American Phytopathological Society the world s leading professional society for Plant Pathology Although retired since 2003 Dr Zettler continues to serve the department as Emeritus Professor by continuing to teach PLP 2000 every spring and summer B semester In cooperation with the UF Communications Department he is also developing distance education versions of PLP 2000 and PLP 3002 5005 General Session 2 Where Have all the Pollinators Gone Doug Corbin Florida Department of Agriculture I am an Escambia County Florida resident since Jan 1990 and live on a part of what use to be my Mom s Parents estate since retiring from the Navy As a youth lived in Pritchard Ala Graduated High School went to Univ South Alabama in Mobile for a short period received my Draft notice for induction and joined the Navy I achieved my Associates Degree from Pensacola Junior College in 1992 In March 1994 I hired on with the Florida Department of Agriculture to monitor and maintain the Africa Bee trap line established from Escambia Co to Washington Co and include Bay Co I still maintain and monitor this trap line but also register beekeepers and inspect honeybee hives for disease and pest in the Walton Okaloosa Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties I am a student in the University Florida Bee College where I am working towards a Master Beekeeper certification In 2008 the Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas FAVAC selected me for a Famer to Farmer program to Haiti teaching beekeeping and helping with beekeeping problems In 2009 FAVACA again selected me to go to Dominica to go to work with the Dominican Beekeepers to teach newer techniques for keeping honeybees This past March of 2010 I achieved Master Beekeeper designation from the Univ of Florida IFAS Bee College with studies mainly in Rural Beekeeping General Session 3 Sustainability and The Scott s Company Jan Valentic SVP The Scotts Miracle Gro Company Marysville Ohio Jan Valentic was named the Senior Vice President of Sustainability for The Scotts Miracle Gro Company in March 2010 She is responsible for developing the company s environmental strategy and policies reporting and developing relationships with opinion leaders She works closely with all functional groups to drive sustainability into product communications and operations Jan joined Scotts in 2007 as the SVP of Global Marketing Services and Growth Platforms in which she oversaw media planning and execution consumer insights research and brand consumer scorecards interactive and the scotts com website the

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    Annual Master Gardener Conference Photos on Flickr Office of Conferences Institutes OCI UF Gardening information can also be found on and J oin Our Mailing List For Updates and Announcements Go Green As a participant of the 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference you have the opportunity to play a vital role in making our event sustainable Below is a list of suggested actions that you can take to help make the Florida Master Gardener Conference green Travel to and from the conference Offset green house gas GHG emissions associated with your travel by visiting www carbonfund org and clicking on Offset Your Footprint Book your travel via the most direct route possible as multiple take offs and landings cause substantial increases in emissions Utilize shuttle services from the airport to your accommodations to reduce GHG emissions At the conference Recycle your bottles cans and paper at recycling stations throughout the conference and to reduce waste When printing or copying materials make sure to print double sided versions Bring your own reusable mug water bottle pen pencil and paper Collect business cards of presenters and have them e mail reports and other information rather than collecting printed hand

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    and Announcements County Displays Exhibits Information What great projects and programs have been happening in other counties this year Display Size you will receive a 6 x 30 table for your display We have a limited amount of space so please keep your display to the assigned table top space Please contact Tom Wichman twichman ufl edu to sign up for display space Setup Instructions The County Display Room Coral

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    or reside in Walton Co 245 270 Attendee Registration not staying at host hotel 345 370 Guest Registration 125 150 One Day Registration for Mon 10 25 or Tue 10 26 145 170 One Day Registration for Wed 10 27 75 95 Optional Palm School Class 1 00 5 00 Sunday 10 24 Limit 40 ppl 35 00 Optional Pre Conference Field Trip 1 Sunday 10 24 Biophilia Center CANCELLED 35 00 Optional Pre Conference Field Trip 2 Sunday 10 24 Topsail State Park and Grayton Beach State Park ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY OCTOBER 1 35 00 The Registration fee includes 2 5 days of educational program conference materials a proceedings book of Speaker Handouts a Monday Welcome Reception daily refreshments breaks the Tuesday boxed lunch Horticultural Auction and the Wednesday Awards Breakfast If you decide to not stay at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort during the conference your registration fee will include a facilities usage fee to cover your portion of the meeting room rental charges Please see the Explanation of Facilities Usage Fee above A Guest Registration Fee is available this year that allows participation in the Monday Welcome Reception Tuesday Horticultural Auction and the Wednesday Awards Breakfast Please note that guests are not permitted to attend the daily educational sessions or refreshment breaks We appreciate your cooperation in this matter We are also pleased to announce One Day Fees that allow full participation in all events for that day only Each day will have a different colored nametag to help identify the one day attendees We hope that this will help those attendees that can only come for one day s educational sessions and networking The Sunday Optional Pre Conference Field Trips Participants have two 2 field trip options to choose from this year You will select

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  • 30th Annual  Florida Master Gardener Conference
    plus 11 5 state and local taxes for up to 4 people in a room The group rate will be honored three days prior and three days following the conference dates based on availability NOTE The guest room block and group rate that has been negotiated with the hotel includes costs incurred to provide us with the large quantity of meeting space we require for our meetings If we do not occupy a sufficient amount of guest rooms throughout the meeting we will incur additional costs for meeting room rental charges Therefore we encourage all meeting participants to stay in the host hotel Consequently guests not staying at the Hilton during the conference will be charged a 100 facilities fee to cover their portion of meeting room rental charges incurred Explanation of Facilities Usage Fee If your residential address is in Walton County you are exempt from the Facilities Usage Fee stated above If you have any questions please contact Tom Wichman twichman ufl edu or Sharon Borneman spb ufl edu To Make a Reservation Reservations must be made by Friday September 1 7 2010 in order to receive this group rate Please be aware the block of rooms may fill before the deadline so we urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible After September 1 7 the discounted rate is not guaranteed on possible remaining rooms You may also call the Hilton reservations direct line at 850 267 9500 and identify yourself as a participant of the 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference to receive the reduced rates Florida government participants Florida government participants To receive tax exempt status payment must be made in the form of a government issued check or credit card and be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate

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