Category: Conservation

Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue

The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday.  The report is broken down into chapters on… Read More

USDA Helps Ag Producers Conserve Natural Resources

Application Deadline is Dec. 21 Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Dec. 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2019 funding…. Read More

Florida Fall Color

Florida is known for warm weather, sandy beaches, theme parks…. but fall color? We’ve got that too! Here’s how to embrace the change in seasons, Florida-Friendly style.   Up north, the spectacle of autumn leaves changing color is… Read More

New Green Business Partner: Go Eco Exterior Home Services

Please join us in welcoming our newest Sarasota County Green Business partner, Go Eco Exterior Home Services.  Go Eco Exterior Home Services is a full-service pressure washing business providing roof and driveway, pool cage, lanai cleaning, as well… Read More

CALS Celebrates Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday, Student Internships

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) The magic of Mickey Mouse is everywhere, even two hours north of Walt Disney World in the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS),… Read More

Volunteers engage in a “BioBlitz” at Se7en Wetlands Park!

Approximately 12 volunteers and 10 community partners joined together at Se7en Wetlands Park to inventory the area’s plants, insects, and wildlife on Thursday, November 15, 2018 during the park’s first ever BioBlitz event. Participants used the iNaturalist app to… Read More