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

Florida Native Plant Month - October 2015


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

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Florida Native Plant Month.pdf