Water quality and quantity are critical environmental issues in Florida and the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program strives to provide science-based information for the design and maintenance of landscapes that preserve water quality and quantity.
This session reviews how landscapes affect water quality; the main components of a Florida-Friendly landscape; how maintenance plays a role in FFL; success stories of communities that have folllowed Florida-friendly principles, the 2009 FFL legislation, how landscape architects and designers can use FFL principles to improve landscape maintenance; and guidelines for community architectural review boards.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
Florida DBPR Board of Landscape Architecture Course #0011038, 1 optional CE (UF/FFL provider #0005337)
FNGLA: 1 credit for FNGLA certified horticulture or landscape professional.ISA Certified Arborists: Certified Arborist: 1 | Municipal Specialist: 1 BCMA – Management: 1 | TW Climber Specialist: 1 TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 1
This session is designed as the introduction to a three-part series including Legally Speaking: Florida-Friendly Landscaping in the Planned Community and Bridging the Divid Strategies for Homeowners and HOAs Working Together.