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Meet Kurt Rowe

Kurt Rowe is the statewide Web Designer and IT Specialist for the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program.  He manages the statewide FFL/FYN Web site at

He works closely with staff and agents of the UF/IFAS commercial horticulture department, as well as the Florida Department of Envirnonmental Protection (FDEP). Together they work to further the goals and objectives of the Green Industries Best Management Practices Training program (GI-BMP), including the development of online eLeaning courses.

Kurt was raised in rural Pennsylvania and has been a Sarasota resident since 1989. He holds a Masters of Environmental Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.

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