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Date
02/08/2020 -
Category
Committee service
Description
Current Chair: Janine Griffiths FANN member volunteers developing a certification program for native plant professionals.

Date
01/01/2020 -
Category
Committee service
Description
Current Chair: Janine Griffiths Volunteers working to identify and deliver on educational needs of FANN members.

Date
01/01/2020 -
Category
Committee service
Description
Current Chair: Christy Savage-Griffin Volunteers working to expand FANN membership and ensure that membership remains relevant and valuable for all members.

Date
10/29/2021 - 11/17/2021
Category
Committee service
Description
Review and score 3-4 student design submittals from the comfort of your desktop computer. Planting designs will be for the Miami campus of Florida International University. You should have familiarity with SOUTH Florida native plants, particularly those of the pine rockland and tropical hardwood hammock ecosystems, and their use in commercial landscape settings.

Must be able to:

  • Download and carefully review 3-4 landscape plans distributed as PDF files.

  • Judge the plans following evaluation criteria we provide and using either an online or a printed form.

  • Input/upload your scoring spreadsheet by close of business Wednesday, Nov. 17.


Volunteer from the comfort of your computer, 6-8 hours estimated total between Wednesday, Nov. 3, and Wednesday, Nov. 17. 


Date
09/27/2021 - 10/27/2021
Category
External Events
Location
Florida International University
Miami, FL
Description
Real Florida Landscapes PIN-UPS Event at FIU campus in Miami Live consulting in-person with 10 landscape architecture students at Florida International University between 2:00-4:15pm on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Purpose is to review and comment on native plant selections associated with their 100% native landscape planting schemes for the grounds of Architecture Building at FIU campus.

Date
10/20/2021 - 01/05/2022
Category
Committee service
Description

Remote judging and scoring of student landscape plans for Ocala National Forest low impact design strategies to protect Alexander Springs from erosion and recreation impacts. Spend 6-8 hours at your convenience between Dec. 14-29 reviewing and scoring approximately 3-4 plans. You must be able to download and carefully review landscape plans distributed as PDF files, judge plans using detailed evaluation criteria we provide and input your scores using an online form by close of business, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. 


Date
10/20/2021 - 12/10/2021
Category
External Events
Location
University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planni
1480 Inner Rd
Gainesville, FL 32601
Description

DRAFT PIN-UPS EVENT -- In-person consulting with 10 students in person, in class, on Univ. of Florida Gainesville campus

Time & date commitment: 2:15-4:15pm, Wednesday, Dec. 1Responsibility: Review student designs and provide feedback on plant selection. Volunteers will meet students, hear a brief plan introduction and see completed plans with plant lists.

Optionally, you can also visit with the students to see their final plans presented at the department PIN-UPS event on Friday, Dec. 10. 


Category
Board service
Description
Must be FANN member to serve. Limited seats available for allied, retirees, nonprofits & student members. Directors are nominated by committee, reviewed and endorsed by the board, and elected by the general membership annually. You will be emailed an application form. Thank you for your interest!

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