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Dr. Lyn GettysShort Course Organizer

UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center
Aquatic and Wetland Plant Science
3205 College Ave
Davie, FL 33314

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Shawanna Henderson, CEU Coordinator

FDACS, Bureau of Licensing & Enforcement

Phone: 850-617-7872
Fax: 850-617-7895
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Bill TorresCoordinator

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Newberry, FL 32669

Phone: 850-519-4310

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Kevin Jackson, Registrar

UF Conference Department
3900 SW 63rd Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608

Phone: 352-294-0845


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UF/IFAS Aquatic and Wetland Plant Sciences Lab

Lab leader Dr. Lyn Gettys is an Associate Professor of Agronomy (Aquatic and Wetland Plant Science) and has been based at the University of Florida IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie since 2012. Lab members include Dr. Megan Reid, Jennifer Bishop, Madison (Mady) Self, Gabriella (Gaby) Rodriguez, and Sebastian Palmieri. Our research focuses on the biology and ecology of native and introduced aquatic and wetland plants and evaluation of control methods for managing invasive species. Dr. Gettys has statewide Extension responsibilities for aquatic plant programming in addition to providing leadership for the UF/IFAS Aquatic Weed Control Short Course.

UF/IFAS Extension

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life.