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Urban Water: Programs for Builders and Developers

Naple development encroaching upon mangroves; photo by Tyler Jones, UF/IFASFlorida is building more new homes than any other state, placing increased demands on our natural resources. Homeowners pay a premium for proximity to clean water, wildlife, and preserved areas. The University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences program Florida Yards & Neighborhoods has a variety of resources to help professionals create value and protect the environment with Florida-friendly landscapes.