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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

Email photo contributions
of wildlife or plants seen
on the trail to this address: photos@scrubjaytrail.org



OUTSIDE - Sustainable Landscape Collaborative

VIRTUAL EVENT - OCTOBER 22, 2020   12:00 - 5:00PM
Additional Webinars and Tours - TBD

At OUTSIDE, our goal is to shift the Florida landscape paradigm
towards more sustainable landscaping.

Let's shift the Florida landscape paradigm together.

With a focus on the intersection of academia, industry, and government, we will work collectively by defining relevant issues and building a strategic framework to advance sustainable landscaping in the state. OUTSIDE will provide a forum for collaboration by sharing the best practices and showcasing innovative projects which guide us toward sustainability.

Details on registration, speakers, downloadable App and more, available at the website: www.outsidecollab.com


The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail
will be participating with the upcoming OUTSIDE 2020 tours.




While the original April event has been reconfigured to the virtual presentation on October 22, OUTSIDE is also currently working out the logistics for future webinars, workshops, and tours which will be held throughout the year. These webinars and miniature excursions will help us to highlight speakers in a new way.

OUTSIDE 2020 will explore how we can increase the adoption of sustainable landscapes practices in Florida. Join us in this collaborative effort to engage stakeholders across the State and address how landscape practices affect our critical natural resources. Through a unique, collaborative, virtual platform, we will unravel the issues, identify challenges and opportunities, and build a strategic framework to advance sustainable landscaping in the state of Florida.

Industry Perspective Speakers: Chris Hite, Dix Hite; Patrick Bohlen, University of Central Florida; Timothee Sallin, Cherrylake (Moderator)

Developer Panel Speakers: Brian Canin, Canin Associates, Inc.; Ernie Cox, Family Lands Remembered, LLC; Richard Levey, Levey Consulting, LLC; Pierce Jones, University of Florida (Moderator)

Local Government Panel Speakers: Commissioner Sean Parks, Lake County; Commissioner Bill Truex, Charlotte County; Commissioner Lee Constantine, Seminole County; Deirdre Irwin, St. Johns River Water Management District (Moderator)

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Vandermeer, a three-time World Fantasy Award winner, and Florida local for over 30 years, has taught at the Yale Writers’ Conference and the Miami International Book Fair, lectured at MIT, Brown, and the Library of Congress. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance), which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award.

This event has been approved for professional certification credits (CEUs) for the following:
• Certified Floodplain Manager:   4.5 credits
• FNGLA:   4 credits
• 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
• Landscape Architect DBPR:   8 credits
• Irrigation Association:   5 credits
• Community Association Manager DBPR:   3 credits

The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium is a 501(c)(3) not for profit Florida corporation.

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