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Additional Sustainable Landscape Resources

The following pages provide additional information on sustainable landscape practices, invasive species, wildlife, and pest management in Georgia and some nearby states.

University of Georgia Resources

University of Georgia Extension

University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture

Native Plants Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (Bulletin 987) , Part II: Ferns (B 987-2) , Part III: Wildflowers (B 987-3). (UGA Extension Publications)

Native Plants of North Georgia A Photo Guide for Plant Enthusiasts (B 1339) UGA Extension

EcoScapes (UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant)

Coastal Plain Native Plant Search Engine (UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant)

Great Southeast Pollinator Census Count pollinators in your landscape! Generate useful data about our pollinator populations for UGA Extension research scientists. The census is designed for Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina citizens of all ages to participate. School groups, garden groups, families, as well as individuals are encouraged to be a part of the project.

Stormwater Management (UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant)

UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

University of Georgia Integrated Pest Management

Georgia Master Naturalist Program

Georgia State Initiatives

Georgia Native Plant Society

Georgia Master Gardener Association

Georgia Adopt-A-Stream Georgia Department of Natural Resources program for citizen stream health monitoring.

Coastal Georgia Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

Coastal Wildscapes (Georgia’s native coastal habitats)

Roots Down Georgia Teaching landscapers and their clients how to turn lawns and vacant lots into Productive Urban Landscapes with agriculture, horticulture, and traditional landscaping that consider food, ecology, and community.

Regional and National Resources

Clemson Sustainable Yards activities

Florida Friendly Landscaping

Tennessee Smart Yards

Homegrown National Park Put your native landscape plantings on the map! Contribute to a nationwide effort to provide habitat for improved native species biodiversity.

Landscape for Life (Sustainable landscape guidance, education materials, and teacher training program, in collaboration with Colorado State University and the United States Botanic Garden)

GreenScaping, the Easy Way to a Greener, Healthier Yard (US EPA)