Front Porch Florida is an exciting new opportunity for community
revitalization. This initiative relies on many
partners to accomplish neighborhood improvement goals set by the
High-level state agency representatives and private sector companies
dedicated to the Front Porch Initiative provide a wide variety of
technical and financial assistance to identified communities.
As one of nineteen state agency partners, the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection has established a team of Front Porch contacts
representing DEPís regulatory, recreation and land management programs.
Following community meetings and site visits, DEP liaisons have
developed action plans to provide communities with technical assistance
and to assist with funding for the revitalization plan.
DEP's Northeast District is actively working with the Duval Heights
neighborhood in East Gainesville and the Sherwood Forest Community in