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Florida Plant AGENCIES

Use your county Cooperative Extension Service
! One of the best sources for getting the right information about plants can be your county extension office. This link will show you where to find a UFL/IFAS Florida Cooperative Extension in your county.


Florida Department of Agriculture

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Division of Agricultural Environmental Services

Division of Plant Industry

Florida Aquaculture






Florida Department of State - Information Locator
The State Library's "card catalog" of government information on the internet; includes local and federal information sources. Administered by the Department of State, State Library of Florida, Division of Library and Information Services, Barratt Wilkins, State Librarian.

Online Sunshine - The Florida Legislature
Access to full text Florida Statutes, state senators, and Florida government sites on the WWW.

Florida Advisory Council on Environmental Education
Mission : "to facilitate comprehensive, coordinated environmental education to all residents and visitors in the state; to increase the public's understanding of our natural systems and resources and how they relate to the economy, public health and quality of life; and to suggest and promote responsible actions by Florida's residents and visitors that will result in the proper management, protection and conservation of our natural resources. "

Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Marketing and Development- food safety, plant industry, dairy, animal industry, fruits and vegetables; new feature is a consumer complaint form online.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Publications, DEP Enforcement Manual, rules and statutes, permitting information.

Florida Forest Protection Bureau
Forest conservation, fire prevention, fire statistics; locations of field offices; state, federal and WWW forestry links.

Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission
Hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing information; resources for educators and online publications.

Florida State Parks.:..the Real Florida
"Passport" to Florida's parks provides information on the geographical location, recreational activities and interests, events, and an alphabetical listing of the parks.

Government databases organize information with certain types of facility maintenance software to make data easier to access and share with others.


Florida Cooperative Extension Service: Wildlife
Rich source of information on wildlife and wildlife issues.

UF/IFAS * Cooperative Extension Service
Cooperative consisting of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the USDA, and Florida's county governments, to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Extension (SFRC)
Assists forest landowners with "the challenge of remaining economically competitive in an increasingly global market, while conserving and sustaining forest ecosystem benefits."

This is the Laboratory building of the Plant Introduction Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Miami, Florida in 1916; Photograph from the Florida State archives John Kunkel Small Collection.

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