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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #10


Subject
Florida Native Plant Month - October 2015

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating October 2015 as "Florida Native Plant Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion

The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) began in the summer of 1980 by a group of scientists, educators, and conservationists concerned about the loss of Florida's native plants and the introduction of non-native species overtaking natural areas.  Its mission is the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

Andy Taylor, FNPS Director of Development, will be in attendance to accept the proclamation.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

None.



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Florida Native Plant Month.pdf