Category: Community Volunteers

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

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!

Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some… Read More

Now Accepting Applications! Student Volunteer Opportunity at Weedon Island Preserve!

The Ranger Naturalist Program allows students ages 15-18 to gain leadership skills and environmental knowledge at Weedon Island Preserve each summer. Students gain Bright Futures volunteer hours while working on projects that benefit Weedon Island Preserve. Students will… Read More

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Noxious weed – Brazilian peppertree National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb 22-28.  Find out how destructive and costly invasive species are to our nation, and to Florida.  Learn what you can do to stem the tide. Visit: http://www.nisaw.org/  or Google: … Read More

Pay-it-Forward to your Estuary!

National Estuaries Day Give Back with Florida Sea Grant Paddling Coastal Clean Up! Estuaries, like Tampa Bay, improve our lives in many ways! Estuaries are a great place for recreation including boating and fishing, they are very productive… Read More