The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with UF/IFAS and the Greenscape Alliance, invite you to a discussion on reducing nonpoint source pollution.
With Florida's population growing rapidly, how we manage our landscapes are vitally important.
Join us to learn how we can protect Florida's waters!
• Nonpoint Source Funding Opportunities for Low Impact Development Projects
Emily Brown, FDEP
Socioeconomic benefits of Low Impact Development/Green Infrastructure projects and funding opportunities for local governments to implement these projects with the DEP.
• Green Industries Best Management Program (GI-BMP)
Cesar Peralta, UF/IFAS Florida Friendly Landscaping Program
Education to reduce non-point source pollution in our waters. More than 64,000 people have received GI-BMP training since 2006.
• Greenscape Alliance: The Story to Tell
Marissa Figueroa, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)
Learn about the local collaborative group known as the Greenscape Alliance. Discover how the group formed and the actions they have taken to promote sustainable practices in Southwest Florida.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.