Mike Kirby

Mike Kirby

Subtropical Native Trees
Small Business Owner, Environmental Professional, Arborist

Founder and President

30 years of experience in environmental management

Mike is the owner and manager of Subtropical Native Trees in Naples, Florida. He worked as the Environmental Specialist & Landscape Inspector for Collier County Government for ten years and works currently as the Environmental Specialist & Landscape Inspector for the City of Bonita Springs in Lee County.

Mike is a state certified CEU Educator for Arborists, Landscape Architects & Certified Horticultural Professionals.

BS degree in environmental technology, Florida Institute of Technology.

Native Groundcovers to Replace Sod

Exhibit Hall A

Learn about available native groundcovers that can be used to replace sod. The instructor will review the plants’ habits, characteristics and use as groundcovers, enabling attendees to identify and select from different species. The instructor will also address how these plants can be used in swales to allow for water flow and comply with municipal […]

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