Category: Conservation

Highlands County Master Gardener class starting January 26th

Sharpen your gardening skills! Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class begins. The classes are every Wednesday after opening day until the last Wednesday in March…. Read More

Welcome our newest Green Business Partner: Mangrove School of Sarasota

Please join us in welcoming our newest Sarasota County Green Business partner, Mangrove School of Sarasota.   About the Partner Mangrove School of Sarasota is an intentional school community founded by parents, teachers and friends seeking a unique, progressive… Read More

Agriculture tours make for a great day to see the Real Florida

Florida Agriculture When you think of Florida, you may think of citrus. In Highlands County we live among the many orange groves. We are the 3-4th largest citrus producing county in the state, depending on the year. We… Read More

Computers Identify Wildlife in Game Picture Images

by Raoul Boughton, Assistant Professor, Rangeland Wildlife and Ecosystems UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center A computer model developed at the University of Wyoming by researchers, in collaboration with USDA’s National Wildlife Research Center, Arizona State University, California’s… Read More