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Green business program continues to grow… virtually

Green Business Partnership logo, with UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government logos

The new world of stay-at-home directives, online ordering and Zoom meetings has not stopped businesses in Sarasota from finding the time to go green. Enter Roof Maxx Technologies. Developed by Battelle Labs, Roof Maxx is the first roof-rejuvenating… Read More

What in the World is This? The mangrove salt marsh snake

Mangrove salt marsh snake

Recently, while filming a mangrove video at Lemon Bay Park in Sarasota County, I spotted a beautiful snake, resting a few feet from me while well-hidden in the branches of a gorgeous red mangrove. The snake remained motionless,… Read More

March of the giants: The Eastern lubber grasshopper

Do you know the song, “The ants go marching one by one; hurrah, hurrah”? Picture in place of the ants, grasshoppers. Not just any grasshopper, but the Eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera. If you have ever had the… Read More