Category: Water

Water Safety Month is May!

  Always supervise children closely around water. Photo credit, Marie Arick Do you have firm water safety practices? Are you a strong swimmer? Do you know Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)? Each May, as the temperature rises, the gravitation to… Read More

Save Some Water – Meet our Mobile Irrigation Lab Team

The Manatee County Extension Service Mobile Irrigation Lab will come to your home or business and conduct a full evaluation of the landscape and irrigation system to help you save on your outdoor irrigation water use. Do you… Read More

The importance of Florida wetlands

Sarasota County has declared May as Wetlands Month to highlight the importance of wetlands in Sarasota County.  Wetlands provide many benefits.  Chief among these are wetlands’ ability to filter impurities from water, store water to reduce flooding, keep carbon to reduce carbon… Read More

Can A Landscape Be Fire-Wise, While Still Achieving Other Goals?

As we reach the peak of the springtime dry season in Florida, it is a time to be extra-aware of wildfire risks. Pasco County Fire Rescue’s social media page recently reminded residents of the importance of being fire-wise… Read More

4-H Teen Visited Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Jefferson County 4-H Teens traveled to Franklin County to participate in the 4-H District III Council Meeting/Retreat on April 7, 2018. The retreat began at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teens were given a guided tour of… Read More