The Flagler County community is invited to take part in educational sessions and panel discussions led by sustainability experts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at the inaugural “Green Expo” at Cattleman’s Hall at the county fairgrounds.
“These sessions aim to inform and engage residents, homeowner associations’ board members and managers, as well as green industry professionals on topics such as water conservation and quality, energy efficiency, sustainable gardening, and the importance of making environmentally conscious choices in our daily lives,” said Judy Jean, with University of Florida IFAS Extension.
The UF/IFAS Extension partnered with St. Johns River Water Management District, various professionals, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to organize the event.
There will be presentations about Florida’s water, Florida-friendly landscaping, irrigation, stormwater infrastructure, invasives, working with HOAs to be Florida-friendly, and green industry certifications. Lunch will be followed by roundtables.
Vendors and educational booths include: citrus trees tolerant to greening; native plants; seeds; honey products; local microgreens; Florida Department of Environmental Protection; St. John River Water Management District; Florida Sea Grant; and, Flagler County Master Gardeners.
Registration is required and can be done at FlaglerGreenExpo.eventbrite.com. For questions, please contact Judy Jean at 386-437-7464 or by email at [email protected].