Date Posted: Oct 30, 2013
Missed the 2013 Florida Wildflower Symposium in Titusville in September? Even if you attended, you'll want to read about all the fun in our fall newsletter, which includes a whole page of photos. To see more photos online, click here..
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Date Posted: Aug 08, 2013
The Florida Wildflower Foundation recently awarded 25 grants in its Viva Florida, La Florida and Seeds for Schools programs. Grants were made to public agencies and schools in Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Duval, Escambia, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Marion, Martin, Palm Beach, Osceola, Polk, St. Lucie and Volusia counties.
Viva Florida landscape demonstration grants of up to $3,000 went to:
• PEAR Park, Tavares – For a 4,000-square-foot wildflower planting surrounding a new bird-watching blind overlooking a small wetland.
• Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland – For the continued preservation of two upland sites to be used in the preserve’s educational programs.
• Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa – For a high-profile 5,000-square-foot wildflower planting along downtown’s Tampa Riverwalk.
• Brevard Botanical Garden, Cocoa – For a 5,000-square-foot Lakeside Pollinator Garden just inside the garden’s entrance.
La Florida grants of $500 worth of native wildflower plants or seed were awarded to community projects in Alachua County, Hawthorne, Titusville, Belleview, Bonita Springs, Martin County, Lantana and St. Lucie County. Teachers at 14 schools received Seeds for Schools grants.
The grants are made possible by sales of the Florida Wildflower license plate. See a complete list of grant winners.
Date Posted: Jul 30, 2013
The Florida Wildflower Foundation is pleased to announce it has tapped Eleanor Dietrich to be its liaison between the Panhandle Wildflower Alliance and FDOT's District 3. PWA members reside in District 3 counties, so this action will boost coordination between both entities.
Date Posted: Jul 09, 2013
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