Wildlife Conservation for the Native Plant Industry

Exhibit Hall B
Please join this session on Florida’s wildlife conservation programs. Attendees will learn how fish and wildlife may affect or be affected by the horticulture and landscape industry, and about the technical services the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission provides for private landowners, nursery managers, designers, consultants and contractors. After this session, participants will be able to better access resources for preserving biodiversity in Florida landscapes and easily acquire information needed to engage in wildlife conservation on their projects or properties.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
Florida DBPR Board of Landscape Architecture: Course# 0011796
Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers: Course# 9629689
FNGLA: 1 CEU for FNGLA certified horticulture and landscape professionals
* University of Florida CE Provider #0005337

TOPICS COVERED
  • FWC uses of native plants and related services for restoration, enhancement and management projects.
  • Restoration and management of native plant communities on Wildlife Management Areas and Wildlife Environmental Areas.
  • Protection of native plants and native plant communities as habitat for listed and managed species such as gopher tortoises.
  • Technical assistance provided to private landowners for listed species consultations and natural resource management.
  • FWC/FDACS Agricultural and Silvicultural Wildlife Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • FWC Backyards and Beyond Program.
  • Managing wildlife conflicts, e.g. nuisance bears, coyotes, invasive and other species.
  • Florida Wildlife Conservation Guide.

    Fee: $28

This session is sponsored by the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation


Community Associations Garden/Landscape Green Business LA CE credits