News Release Header
For Immediate Release:
May 11, 2012
Media Contact:
Alejandra Castro Nuñez
acastro@miamidade.gov
305-375-4942

Henry Mayer
hmayer@ufl.edu
305-248-3311

Extension to host Hurricane Preparedness Workshop


(MIAMI, May 11, 2012) – Hurricane Season is around the corner and The Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension Division wants to ensure that you’re prepared.  Extension is hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Workshop on Friday, June 1, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the John D. Campbell Agricultural Center, 18710 SW 288 Street in Homestead, Florida.
 
The objective of the workshop is to educate the public on the principles of correct pruning and planting, root manipulation, hazard tree assessment, and chain saw safety.  In addition, Meteorologist Dan Gregoria who is the Lead Forecaster for the National Weather Service will share his projections for the 2012 Hurricane Season.  

The registration cost is $15 and includes lunch. For more information or to register for the workshop, call 305-248-3311.  You can also register online by clicking here.