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Plant Identification – “Weeds” & Florida Native Plants (Webinar)

August 16 at 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
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August 16 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join us for ” Plant Identification – “Weeds” & Florida Native Plants (Webinar) ” on Tuesday, August 16, 2022  at 11 AM.

Curious about what plants have been growing in your garden? Join horticulturalist Caroline Chomanics for “Weeds” & Florida Native Plants. Chomanics is the Program Director at Fleet Farming, a non-profit program of IDEAS For Us. In this webinar, she will teach Florida growers about Florida plant identification, including common “weeds” or pioneer species, Florida native plant identification and invasive plants. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org.

Special Instructions: Participants are encouraged to bring paper and a writing utensil for note-taking.

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

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• One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.

Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Caroline has served as program manager to Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She also acts as chief administrative officer to IDEAS For Us, which develops, funds, and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste and ecology. When she is not farming, she is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.

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