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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 [...]

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


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 [...]