Category: 4-H & Youth

Accepting Applications for Summer High School Leadership Program!

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County at Weedon Island Preserve is looking for high school students with an interest in the environment to join the Ranger Naturalist program. High school students yearning to learn more about the environment and gain… Read More

Rabbits, radishes, and robots… Pinellas County 4-H has summer programs for everyone!

Summertime is quickly approaching, which often means searching for fun, educational things for your children to do while they aren’t in school.  In families with multiple children, finding something for everyone’s varied interests while keeping costs down can… Read More

Discover the Fishing Heritage of Tampa Bay!

What: A Salty Heritage: Celebrating the Fishing History of Tampa Bay When: Saturday, December 3 Where: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 About: Tampa Bay has a rich heritage… Read More

Florida Invaders

Did you know that our economy and natural environment are under siege by plant and animal invaders? Invasions of exotic (non-native) species cost Floridians over $500 million each year!  Our public lands, parks and preserves are very vulnerable… Read More

What If You Have An Invasive Plant In Your Yard? Do You Know What To Do?

This year National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) runs from February 21-27th. If you’re not quite sure what an invasive species is, there is no better time than NISAW to find out! There are many definitions for invasive… Read More

Fishing Capital of the World

Florida is the “Fishing Capital of the World” with more world record fish catches than any other state or country. From an economic perspective, Florida also leads all states in economic impacts for its marine recreational fisheries and has… Read More

Youth Summit Empowers the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists

Registration is now open for the fifth anniversary Youth Ocean Conservation Summit which will take place on Saturday, November 14 at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL! Attendees at this year’s event will be inspired by dynamic speakers, including a keynote address by renowned… Read More