Africanized Honey Bee Emergency Response Training!
May 8, 2015 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
UF/IFAS Extension Washington County
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428
Taught by UF/IFAS Beekeeping Specialist Dr. Bill Kern
UF/IFAS Beekeeping Expert, Dr. Bill Kern
- has trained first responders throughout the southeast.
- Africanized bees are moving our way from south Florida
- Beekeeping is booming – thousands of hives are routinely transported through our area.
What Will Be Taught:
- Africanized Honeybee Biology and Behavior
- Threat Triage, Personal Protective Equipment
- Rescue Tactics and Situation Outcomes.
- Field Demonstrations Using PPE and Foam-
Who Should Attend:
- Fire/Rescue, Law Enforcement
- Volunteer Fire Department Personnel
- 911 Operators and Dispatchers
- Park Rangers, Brushland Firefighters, DOT
- County Emergency Management Officials
- Military Emergency Management Officials
This Event is Free, but Please Call to Register:
UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County – 850-674-8323, or
UF/IFAS Extension Washington County – 850-638-6180