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5pm Friday Feb 20 Deadline to Comment on National Seed Strategy

February 16, 2015

Opportunity to Comment on National Seed Strategy DEADLINE: FEB 20, 2015 to provide comment to Plant Conservation Alliance DOWNLOAD DRAFT strategy document for review HOW TO COMMENT: All input must be provided via a spreadsheet template and emailed by 5pm [...]

Florida Dept of Transportation Regional Visioning Meetings

February 2, 2015

Please join the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in a series of regional forums for your voice to be heard! FDOT and its partners are updating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and the Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) Policy Plan. The [...]

FANN to offer members marketing education assistance

January 28, 2015

FANN has partnered with LocalDirective, a Tampa Bay digital marketing agency, to develop marketing education services for our members. We expect to offer our first program at the Native Plant Show on Thursday, April 9, 2015. This will be free [...]

Registration now open! 3rd Annual Native Plant Show

January 23, 2015

All new CEU classes and more at this year’s Native Plant Show, new and different every year with fresh ideas for making you successful with native plants and landscapes. Join us Thursday & Friday, April 9-10, 2015 at Osceola Heritage [...]

Deadline extended to JAN 15 to review Florida Grades & Standards

January 6, 2015

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More $ for Florida restoration projects from BP Oil Spill funding

November 18, 2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have announced $34.3 million in funding for nine Florida projects addressing high priority conservation needs. Five of these 9 projects appear to have particular potential opportunities for FANN members [...]

EPA & USDA need your pollinator health recommendations by NOV 24

November 17, 2014

PROVIDE INPUT TO EPA & USDA BY NOV 24 TO PROTECT POLLINATORS AND EXPAND THE MARKET FOR NATIVE PLANTS In June 2014, President Obama issued a memorandum referencing the pollinator crisis and directing that: a Pollinator Health Task Force be [...]

Florida Grades & Standards for Nursery Plants open for comment by Jan. 15, 2015

November 17, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 15 REVIEW AND COMMENT ON THE DRAFT UPDATE TO FLORIDA GRADES & STANDARDS FOR NURSERY PLANTS BY JAN. 15, 2015 BACKGROUND: The Florida Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants is used by nurserymen, landscape architects, landscape [...]

Feds seek input to update National Wetland Plant List – input by Jan 31, 2015

November 10, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is leading a nationwide effort to update the National Wetland Plant List (NWPL) and seeks input on revisions, additions, and deletions to the plant list.  The NWPL covers all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. [...]

Call for vendors: 9th Annual Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival

October 29, 2014

Vendor applications are now available for the 9th annual Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival, March 28, 2015 in downtown DeLand, Volusia County. Reserve your vendor space now at this award winning event sponsored in part by FANN partner, the Florida [...]