Upcoming Webinars

Saving Special Places • Building Better Communities

Educating Floridians

Join 1000 Friends of Florida for monthly webinars on planning, development and growth issues facing Florida.

1000 Friends routinely seeks professional certification credits for planners (AICP CM), Florida attorneys (CLE), DBPR Landscape Architects, Certified Floodplain Managers and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee that credits will be offered. All Webinars are Eastern Time.

Certification Maintenance Logo AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity [or many activities at this event]. When CM credits are available, they are noted at the end of an activity description. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found at www.planning.org/cm.

Florida 2020 Legislative Wrap Up

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, from noon to 1:30, Eastern   

The actions taken during the 2020 Florida Legislative Session will have significant public policy impacts for planning, conservation, transportation, community design and other issues of concern to many Floridians with myriad impacts for concerned citizens, professionals, local elected officials and others.  1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy and Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger, will discuss key growth management, design, conservation and related bills including budget recommendations that passed and failed during the 2020 Florida Legislative Session.  There will be a discussion of how this legislation will impact state and local governance and planning in Florida. 

This event has been approved for professional certification credits for Planners (AICP CM LEGAL #9189014), Florida attorneys (CLE #1908623N), Florida Certified Floodplain Managers (1 CEC), Florida Certified Environmental Health Professionals, and Florida landscape architects (DBPR Course #0011809, Provider # PVD 151).

Please join 1000 Friends of Florida
in thanking the 2019 Dr. John M. DeGrove Webinar Sponsors


Archibald Foundation




Ms. Kimberly A. DeGrove & Dr. Clyde Partin

Dickman Law Firm

William Howard Flowers, Jr. Foundation, Inc.


Kitson & Partners

The Perkins Charitable Foundation

Mr. Robert M. Rhodes

Ms. Susan Trevarthen


Mr. Thomas J. Baird

Mr. Ronald Book, PA

Mr. William M. DeGrove

Ms. Nancy E. Stroud


Ms. Sara Fotopulous



American Planning Association, Florida Chapter

DPZ Partners, LLC

Mr. David M. Orshevsky

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

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