This free webinar hosted by 1000 Friends of Florida will explore best practices, trends and market opportunities for sustainable landscaping in the State of Florida. Sustainable Landscaping is a set of landscaping principles and practices which minimize environmental degradation and make more efficient use of energy, water and other natural resources. This course will review the latest research and present current best practices for designing, building and maintaining sustainable landscapes. Project case studies will be used to discuss a framework for how to promote sustainable landscaping on large scale commercial projects working with multiple stakeholders through conceptual planning through implementation and long term maintenance. The instructors are Pierce Jones, Ph.D., the University of Florida Extension Program Leader for Energy Programs, and Timothee Sallin, president of Cherrylake, an integrated landscape company. Webinar will take place Thursday, November 1 from noon to 1:30 (EDT). Register here.

This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM for planners (#9158111). 1000 Friends has applied for professional certification credits for Florida attorneys (CLE), Certified Floodplain Managers and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee they will be approved. 1000 Friends has also applied to become an authorized continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Architecture but has not yet received confirmation.