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$5000 Match Challenge for Native Plant Horticulture Foundation

November 27, 2019

A founding member of FANN, who wishes to remain anonymous, has issued a $5000 match challenge for contributors to the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation, a 501c3 public charity established by FANN to expand and strengthen the native plant industry. All […]

Looking for Plant Photos – Respond by Sept. 30th

September 5, 2019

FANN seeks photos of the following plants for an educational presentation being put together by FANN member Nancy Bissett of The Natives. The presentation will be given at various native plant events including Florida Native Plant Society chapter programs and […]

FANN Members Exhibiting at the Landscape Show

September 5, 2019

Come see the FANN members who will be exhibiting at the 2019 FNGLA Landscape Show Wednesday – Saturday Sep. 19th – 21st. FANN will be exhibiting at booth #1404 promoting the native plant industry and our partners.

Native vegetation for native wildlife panel session June 18, 2019

June 12, 2019

FANN will participate in a July 18, 2019 panel discussion hosted by the South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (SFAEP) at the Hurricane House, Broward County Extension Office in Davie. Discussion will focus on native vegetation for native wildlife and […]

FANNcards: the native plant gift card for FNPS award winners and conference attendees

April 8, 2019

As a sponsor of the 2019 Florida Native Plant Society Conference, FANN is providing FANNcards for the society to use as awards to conference attendees and winners of the 2019 Design with Natives Landscape Awards program. FANNcards can be used […]

Sandhill Native Growers Job Opening

April 8, 2019

Sandhill Native Growers Inc Job Opening Job Title/Type: Grower / Full Time Location: Sandhill Native Growers, Inc. Arcadia, FL Sandhill Native Growers, Inc. is seeking a quality-oriented Grower, a hands-on individual that is motivated, forward thinking and interested in production […]

Aquatic plant management: can we do better?

February 7, 2019

FANN member and retired environmental engineer and biologist, Allen Stewart, ASBRO & PASOP, certainly thinks so and is advocating such to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission which, effective January 24, paused herbicide treatment to control invasive aquatics statewide […]

Feb 26, 2019 Ag Policy Conference in Balm FL – medical marijuana +

February 4, 2019

UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department will hold the 4th Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference at the research center in Balm on Tuesday, February 26. This conference examines critical policy issues facing Florida agribusiness leaders and explores valuable economic […]

Identification and Use of Native Subtropical Trees in South Florida, CEU Class in Naples

January 24, 2019

FANN member Subtropical Native Trees is offering a 4-hour class on the identification and biology of 25 species of native subtropical trees. Attendees will learn the differences between species, should be able to identify and select 25 different native subtropical […]

Announcement: new FANN Board member candidate Patty Caballero, The Natives

January 16, 2019

FANN’s Nominating Committee has proposed a new face for our board this year: Nursery Manager Patty Caballero from The Natives, a 36+ year native plant nursery and restoration firm and FANN member in Davenport, Florida. Owners Bill & Nancy Bissett […]