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100 Years of Sustainability Education

For the past 4 ½ years, I’ve worked as an Urban Sustainability Agent with Pinellas County Extension. During this time, I implemented the Pinellas Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP) which focuses on educating residents about energy conservation behaviors and practices… Read More

Another Earth Day – It’s Your Turn to Make a Difference

  Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, Urban Sustainability Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County Earth Day, first celebrated on April 22 in 1970, provides an opportunity for concerned citizens to commit to environmental protection and recognize that poor environmental choices affect public… Read More

Heard about sustainability, not sure where to start?

Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, Urban Sustainability Agent,  UF/IFAS Extension UF/IFAS Extension offers Sustainable FloridiansSM, a six-week interactive class that meets once per week on Wednesdays’ beginning April 9, 2014. The classes provide a forum for education and community action to address Florida specific… Read More