The GI-BMP program is based upon the publication Florida-Friendly Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Resources by the Green Industries, often referred to as the "GI-BMP manual" . Printed copies of this manual are available by request and free of charge from your local county extension offices. The manual can also be viewed online or downloaded from the links below. GI-BMP students are responsible for knowing the material in this manual and are encouraged to obtain and study a copy of this manual prior to class.
- English: Florida-Friendly Best Management Practices for Protection of Water Resources by the Green Industries (pdf, 3.7MB, 68 pages). This is the 2015 update of the Green Industries BMP manual (Previous editions published in 2002, 2008 and 2010).
- Spanish: Mejores Prácticas de Manejo Para La Protección de Los Recursos Hídricos Por Parte de Las Industrias Verdes (pdf, 4.7 MB, 72 pages). This is the translation of the 2010 English manual. (Previous edition published in 2002.)