4-H and Family
The annual tradition of the Citrus Stampede Rodeo is returning to Citrus County on Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th. A beehive of activity taking place at the Fairgrounds in Inverness. The stockman rolling ... READ MORE
No doubt about it!! Technology has changed our lives.
Did you know there are nearly 7.3 Billion cell phones in use? That's nearly 1 phone for every person on the planet. So digital technology is literally at your fingertips. The Google ... READ MORE
Parents, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles, Teachers, or other Adults - How can you get kids involved in their community? County? State? Country? World?
Get them involved in 4-H.
What's 4-H ?
The earliest roots of 4-H were in tomato and ... READ MORE
by Ana Zangroniz and Savanna Barry
What are mangroves?
Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees and shrubs that reside in low-energy, intertidal areas. They like to grow in warm areas, or where the temperatures do not hit lower than freezing for ... READ MORE
Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard ... READ MORE
Big Bend Shellfish Trail
Florida's Big Bend is one of the last places in Florida with wide swaths of undeveloped coastline. Here, natural shorelines mix with abundant wildlife and clean water to produce amazing visitor experiences. But, many ... READ MORE
Last week, we lost a legend. You only have to take one look at his Facebook page to immediately know how many people deeply cared about Capt. Dan Clymer. The photos shared by those saying goodbye to him there also demonstrate a commonly known ... READ MORE
by Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry
On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing a years-long effort ... READ MORE
Coastal cleanup by the numbers
This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a success! At least 140 volunteers braved the rain to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash from local shorelines. This is similar to ... READ MORE