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Teenagers help out around the nest!

  Often teenagers get a bad reputation… sleeping in, laying around on the couch, spending too much time on technology. Not the teenagers of Florida scrub-jays! Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) are cooperative breeders, meaning that the young from… Read More

Give the gift of nature, with a Master Naturalist class

For the outdoor adventurer, naturalist, environmental enthusiast, or educator, a Florida Master Naturalist class is the gift that keeps on giving. Each class, whether taken in Sarasota County or any location throughout Florida, is a one-of-a-kind experience of… Read More

EVENT: Program assistants needed for National 4-H

4-H youth (and agents) pause for a group photo in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., during the 2018 Leadership Washington Focus event.

National 4-H Council is seeking high school graduates to serve as program assistants this summer for the popular Citizenship Washington Focus and Leadership Washington Focus programs, in Washington, District of Columbia. Apply by Jan. 15, 2020, to become… Read More

Let’s Keep Moving! – Flexibility

two gentlemen stretch out along a city wall

In our “Let’s Keep Moving!” series, we’re looking at different types of physical activities and how they can benefit our health. Today, we take a look at flexibility. You should include flexibility exercises in your daily routine. Staying… Read More