Media Release

County Extension Office Presents: Firewise Landscaping

Monday, November 6, 2006 12:00 AM
4:50 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County Extension Office invites the public to an evening presentation hosted by the Alachua County Master Gardeners:  Firewise Landscaping, with guest speaker Ludie Ehlers, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist for the Florida Division of Forestry.  The presentation will take place November 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Alachua County Extension Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville.
Topics will include:
  • Firewise Landscaping concepts
  • Determining whether you live in the wildland-urban interface
  • Identifying fuel hazard types
  • Identifying firewise plants, including trees and shrubs
Please call (352) 955-2402 to register or for more information.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).