Upcoming Events 

Saving Special Places • Building Better Communities

Reaching Out

Want to find out more about what 1000 Friends is up to?  Plan to attend our free webinars and join us at events at which staff members will be making presentations:

May 2020

ONLINE FREE EVENT Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from noon to 1:30, Eastern.  Florida’s process of managing growth has evolved considerably over the years. 1000 Friends’ free webinar,  Understanding Land Use and Growth Management Planning in Florida, will focus on the current process related to comprehensive planning and rezonings, legal options, and effective citizen engagement. and include an update on special challenges in the era of COVID-19.  This event has been approved for professional certification credits.  Find out more and register at www.1000fof.org/upcoming-webinars.

October 2020

DUE TO COVID-19 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 22-23, 2020. Let’s shift the Florida landscape paradigm together.  1000 Friends of Florida is proud to be a part of the OUTSIDE Collaborative 2020 which focuses on the intersection of academia, industry, and government in order to shift the Florida landscape towards more sustainable landscaping. It provides a forum for collaboration, the sharing of best practices and showcasing innovative projects and trends. Through a unique collaborative platform over 2 days, we will unravel the issues, define the most relevant topics and build a strategic framework to advance sustainable landscaping in the State. The collaboration will take place at the Clermont City Center, 620 West Montrose St., Clermont, FL 34711. For more information, please visit the website at outsidecollab.com.  If you have questions or are interested in being a 2020 conference sponsor, please email the organizing team at brianna.palfi@cherrylake.com.  The event has been approved for 10.5 AICP CM for planners, credits for Certified Floodplain Managers and Florida Environmental Health professionals, and credits for Florida attorneys (CLE) and landscape architects (DBPR) are being sought.