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FANN supports Million Pollinator Garden Challenge and encourages you to do the same!

August 26, 2015

Join the campaign to reach 1 million food and habitat sites for pollinators. Anyone can help. The White House is calling for 7 million acres of habitat to be restored or enhanced for pollinators and for Eastern Monarch Butterfly populations [...]

FANN partners with Betrock Information Systems

July 29, 2015

Allied FANN member Betrock Information Systems, publisher of PlantFinder and PlantSearch, is providing great new FREE benefits to both FANN and our members. And just in time to debut on their beautiful new website. They’ve got cool new capabilities coming [...]

August 15 deadline Native Plant & Service Directory

July 29, 2015

Don’t miss the deadline to put your business out front and center in the next Native Plant & Service Directory -the industry’s bible to respected, trusted sources for Florida and southeastern U.S. plants. Click for advertising info. Be sure your [...]

Florida Highway Beautification Council Grants – Oct 1 deadline

July 9, 2015

The current fiscal year budget for the State of Florida includes $1,017,000 .00 to be awarded to local agencies for Florida Highway Beautification Council grants. Grants may not exceed $101,700.00. The grant application deadline is Thursday, October 1, 2015. Late [...]

FANN launches new program to expand availability of native Asclepias

July 1, 2015

The Florida Milkweed Project intends to: Collect and distribute native ecotype seed for use by growers and gardeners. Provide gardeners and industry professionals with information on seed collection, storage and propagation. Provide best practices information related to growing healthy, safe [...]

Legislative action: Florida pollinators need our support

June 10, 2015

Our partner Florida Wildflower Foundation has a $100,000 appropriation in the House Agriculture Appropriations Budget to preserve and expand native wildflower habitat for pollinators along roadsides AND provide public education for residents and tourists to better understand pollinator habitat needs. [...]

FREE June 9 Webinar on Plants & Pollinators with renowned bee expert Dr. Stephen Buchmann

May 21, 2015

Learn about the fascinating and complex world of pollination and get an update on the current state of pollinators. Free course from the Wildlife Habitat Council. June 9: Plants and Pollinators with Dr. Stephen Buchmann In anticipation of National Pollinator [...]

FANN’s got a new video courtesy of some Gators!

May 2, 2015

In less than 2 minutes you can see why growers can benefit from FANN membership: FANN is forever indebted to University of Florida College of Agricultural Life Science Agricultural Education and Communications – Marketing Communications Campaigns Class team Kyle Hunter, [...]

Invitation to bid: Central Florida Native Plant Sale 2015

March 18, 2015

2015 Central Florida Native Plant Sale (CFNPS) MARCH 18, 2015 OFFICIAL NOTICE: INVITATION TO BID Native plants for resale to public TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015: DEADLINE FOR BID RESPONSE Please see list of plants desired (BELOW) for resale to homeowners [...]

Green Infrastructure – South Florida

March 17, 2015

TWO ITEMS: Workshop & Challenge (competition) WORKSHOP Raising the Bar: Green Infrastructure Planning and Design in Southeast Florida hosted by American Planning Association, Florida Chapter, Gold Coast Section WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015 Miami Center for Architecture & Design (MCAD) 100 [...]