Meet Dylan Ford Groundwork’s New Landscape Architect

Dylan Ford has joined the team as Groundwork Jacksonville’s Landscape Architect and Project Manager, responsible for designing native landscapes for the Emerald Trail, as well as managing watershed and restoration projects for McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek. Dylan is committed to improving the quality of life in Jacksonville through green infrastructure design.

Born in California, Dylan spent most of his life in Indiana. He earned a master’s in landscape architecture from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with a minor in Mathematics from Manchester University in Indiana.

Wanting to be close to family and the beach, Dylan and his wife Holly moved to Jacksonville in 2018. Prior to joining Groundwork, Dylan worked for the State of Florida as Engineering Specialist II for the Army National Guard in Saint Augustine, Fla.

Currently, Dylan is pursuing his Landscape Architect license in Florida, as well as the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

Dylan and Holly have a son age two and a daughter on the way this winter. In his spare time, Dylan enjoys family time, biking and rock climbing.