Blue and green graphic swirls

2019 Urban Landscape Summit 

March 20-21, 2019
UF/IFAS Straughn Extension Professional Development Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Thanks to our faculty and their stakeholders for participating in the 4th annual UF/IFAS Urban Landscape Summit. The Summit is hosted by the UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology and was held at the UF/IFAS Straughn Center. Presentations, poster sessions, and panels focused on research and extension related to the urban landscape. In addition, a student poster presentation competition was held. This year, we're proud to be certified as a Green Event by the UF Office of Sustainability.

Poster Competition Winners

Congratulations to Xumin Zhang, Food and Resource Economics, for winning the PhD student poster presentation competition with his poster, Relating environmental attitudes to homeowners preference for Florida-Friendly Landscaping™.

Congratulations to Carlee Steppe, Environmental Horticulture, for winning the Master's student poster competition with her poster, Landscape performance and fruiting of eight Lantana montevidensis (trailing lantana) selections grown in north and south Florida.


Wednesday, March 20

Graduate Student Poster Presentations

Master's Students

PhD Students

Faculty Posters

Thursday, March 21

Summit Contact: Emily Eubanks,

See presentations from the 2018 Summit