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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.

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.

All Webinars are Eastern Time

Virtual Workshop
Sustainable Landscaping:  Sharing Perspectives

Thursday, October 22, 2020, noon to 4:55
Cost $45-$55

​1000 Friends of Florida is pleased to partner with OUTSIDE 2020 on this virtual workshop.  Speakers will address promoting better landscape practices that foster collaboration to address water issues and other critical environmental goals, the main challenges and obstacles to the adoption of sustainable landscapes in Florida at a meaningful scale, tools and information local governments need in order to implement better standards and encourage the use of sustainable landscape practices, what key metrics, incentives or financial drivers would have the greatest impact in shifting developer behavior, and more.

This event has been approved for Certified Floodplain Manager 4.5 credits; Landscape Architect DBPR 8 credits; FNGLA 4 credits; Irrigation Association pending; Florida Water Star Accredited Professionals 4 credits; Florida Environmental Health Professionals 4.5 credits; ISA 4.5 credits; Florida Bar Law 5 credits; AICP 4.5 credits (#9204146); Community Association Manager DBPR 3 credits. 

Victor Dover on “The Car-Optional Neighborhood:  How Should It Be Designed?”

Wednesday, November 18, noon to 1:30

​Coauthor of the landmark book Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns and principal / cofounder of Dover, Kohl & Partners, Victor Dover FAICP shares essential strategies for designing and retrofitting neighborhoods that support all the ways of moving around.  He will show case studies and reveal how to create sustainable, walkable, well-loved neighborhoods.

This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM (#9204754) for planners and 2.0 CLE (#2006675N) for Florida attorneys.  1000 Friends has applied for professional certification credits for Florida DBPR Landscape Architects but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.  This event has not been approved for credits for Florida Environmental Health Professionals or Certified Floodplain Managers.

December Pending

2021 Florida Legislative Preview

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, noon to 1:30

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session, slated to start March 3, will have significant public policy impacts for planning, conservation, transportation, community design and other issues of concern to many Floridians. 1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy & Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger will discuss key bills and budget recommendations that are likely to be considered. 

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

February Pending

2021 Florida Legislative Update

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, noon to 1:30

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session, slated to start March 3, will have significant public policy impacts for planning, conservation, transportation, community design and other issues of concern to many Floridians. 1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy & Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger will discuss key bills and budget recommendations that are likely to be considered. 

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

April Pending

2021 Florida Legislative Wrap Up

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, noon to 1:30

With the 2021 session slated to end on April 30, 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 2021 Florida Legislative Session, and implications for state and local governance and planning in Florida. 

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

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NATHANIEL REED SOCIETY

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Robert M. Rhodes

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Ms Kimberly A. DeGrove & Dr. Clyde Partin

William Howard Flowers, Jr. Foundation

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The Perkins Charitable Foundation

SPONSOR

​Mr. Thomas J. Baird

Mr. William M. DeGrove

Ms. Nancy E. Stroud

Ms. Susan Trevarthen

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