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The Landscape Show, September 14-16, 2017

July 24th, 2017

ORLANDO, FL – July 24, 2017 – Aquatic Plants of Florida, Inc., a leading wholesale grower of native plants, trees and grasses, announced it will be attending The Landscape Show in Orlando, FL from September 14-16. The show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, North Building. Aquatic Plants of Florida will also [...]

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5th Annual, The Native Plant Show

April 19th, 2017

BRADENTON, FL – April 20, 2017 – Aquatic Plants of Florida, Inc. exhibited at the 5th Annual, The Native Plan Show, located at the Bradenton Area Convention Center from April 20-30, 2017. The event offered CEU classes and continuing education for industry professionals, general admission open to the public, and networking opportunities in the Exhibit [...]

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White House to recognize Mote scientist as Champion of Change for Sustainable Seafood

October 7th, 2016

12 Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood were honored on Oct. 7 at the White House, accompanied by NOAA leaders.

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Coastal Improvements at Cocoa – Merritt Island Airport

May 1st, 2016

COCOA, FL – August 11, 2016 – Aquatic Plants of Florida, Inc. completed contract growing and plant installation work for the Cocoa – Merritt Island Airport. Plants were installed at a rate of approximately 9,000 units per day over a 6-day work period. Plant species utilized on the project by zonation included: smooth cordgrass, saltgrass [...]

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Coastal Plants & Climate Change Workshop – Science & Practice

August 5th, 2014

MARINELAND, FL – August 5, 2014 – Aquatic Plants of Florida, Inc. today presented at a conference focused on plant selection for coastal restoration in the era of climate change, Tuesday, August 5, at the University of Florida’s (UF) Whitney Laboratory. Workshop participants included natural resource managers, nursery industry professionals, researchers and educators. The event [...]

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Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Mini-Course

May 15th, 2014

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – May 8, 2014 – Aquatic Plants of Florida presents at University of Florida IFAS Aquatic Ecosystem event held at the Coral Springs Marriott. The UF/IFAS Aquatic Ecosystems Restoration Mini-Course is a half-day course designed to serve in-the-field practitioners and businesses that perform restoration projects or are interested in entering the market. [...]

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Pumps 750,000 Cubic Yards of Sand on Captiva Beach

February 21st, 2014

Native dune vegetation for renourishment project on Florida’s west coast

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Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Bay Partners Grant

September 6th, 2013

  SARASOTA, FL - September 6, 2013 – Sarasota Bay Estuary Program has awarded grants to nine organizations as part of the 2013 Bay Partners Grant Program. One of five fully funded projects included New College of Florida for a native plant showcase for education in a detention pond. The honors college received funding for its bay-education and [...]

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USEPA Announces 2013 Gulf Guardian Awards

May 22nd, 2013

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MS – May 22, 2013 – The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program Office announced the winners of the 2013 Gulf Guardian Awards. Aquatic Plants of Florida received a Certificate of Appreciation for the excellent work it does to protect the Gulf of Mexico as a “Gulf Guardian.” A [...]

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The Native Plant Show, April 4-5, 2013

April 4th, 2013

KISSIMMEE, FL – April 4, 2013 – Aquatic Plants of Florida exhibits at first annual, native plant trade show hosted by the Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN) in Kissimmee, Florida. The event is described by organizers as the nation’s first all native plant wholesale trade show. Florida’s native plant growers are exhibiting landscape quality [...]

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