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Additional Resources For Building and Development

Online CEUs for Landscape Architects
Self-paced online courses on a variety of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ topics provide a convenient and affordable option to meet continuing education requirements.

Ask IFASThe University of Florida’s Electronic Data Information Source is a comprehensive online collection of peer-reviewed publications by UF/IFAS experts.

Florida Water-StarSMThe Florida Water StarSM program is a certification program for new and existing home and commercial developments. The program has standards and guidelines for water efficiently for indoor fixtures and appliances, landscaping design, and irrigation systems.  

Florida Fertilizer Ordinances
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ fertilizer mobile web application is a guide to fertilizer ordinances around the state.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Plant Guide
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Plant mobile web application is a guide to selecting the right-plant for the right-place based on site locations and plant attributes.

EPA Green InfrastructureThe US Environmental Protection Agency has case studies, data, and educational materials related to the implementation of Green Infrastructure.

DEP Nonpoint Source ManagementThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Nonpoint Source Management program has resources including grant funding, information on Green Infrastructure, and public education resources.

H2OSAV: A water conservation program data hubH2OSAV extension program, providing data analysis tools and data-driven insights that help regional utility providers, governmental agencies and extension agents optimize water conservation efforts.

Landscape Change – Climate Change InformationThis partnership between University of Florida Departments of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Horticulture contains information and strategies to address climate change as well as example projects that have addressed climate change.

Marketing Florida-Friendly Landscapes to Florida HomeownersThis document discusses the most effective methods of marketing the FFL program to Florida homeowners.

Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
Strategic initiative of the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) with information on the construction and management of resilient built environments, with a strong interest in the well-being of individuals and communities who inhabit them.


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