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From Class to Community Action


May 28, 2021

We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here. By Taylor Paynter, Ray Bodrey and Scott Jackson Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bay County, Coastal Restoration, Coastal Systems, Ecosystems, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Gulf County, Scallop Sitters, Scallops
Snorkeling gear and a bag of freshly caught scallops rest on a boat ledge.

Scallop Sitter Volunteer Program Returns to Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties


May 12, 2021

Scallop Restoration Efforts Can you remember where you were last spring? The uncertainty of each day seemed to go on forever. We planned several education programs that eventually were canceled or migrated to online events. Scallop Sitters ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Coastal Restoration, Scallop, Scallop Sitters, Seagrass, Volunteers

Bringing the Future of Florida’s Artificial Reefs into Focus


May 10, 2021

The 2020 Florida Artificial Reef Summit... Still on a Screen Near You. For more than three decades, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant have played a primary leadership role in the evolution of Florida’s artificial reef program. This ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Artificial Reefs, Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Florida Sea Grant, Fwc, Manatee County Extension

Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! 2021


March 5, 2021

by Julie McConnell | Jan 14, 2021 We are back with new topics and guest speakers for 2021! All sessions are Thursdays at noon CDT or 1:00 p.m. EDT. There are two ways to join the Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! webinars: 1. Facebook ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Disease, Educational Workshop, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Foliage, General Gardening, Herbs, Houseplants, Insects, Invasive Species, Lawns, Pruning, Trees, Turf, Weeds

4-H Cares: Confidence


March 2, 2021

Several Extension Agents have worked together to develop the 4-H Cares Virtual Program that will help youth and adults to examine those character traits that can help us to be better people and have better relationships. This month the 4-H Cares ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

Is Gathering In-person During the Holidays Worth the Risk?


November 24, 2020

2020 has been a year of many changes and challenges due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which unfortunately will continue into our holiday season. To protect our friends, family and community members we must continue following the science-based ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: Community Development, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Meals, Family Relationships, Health And Safety, Wellness

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