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Explore out of this world, with the Explore Your World backpack planisphere


January 11, 2021

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Need something to do outside? The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County in partnership with Sarasota ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation
Tags: Constellations, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Science, Stars

Explore the underwater world, with the Explore Your World backpack underwater explorer boat


January 1, 2021

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County in partnership with Sarasota County Libraries. It is designed to help explorers of all ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Beach, Environment, Explore Your World, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Recreation, Science, Water

Explore the world of birding, with the Explore Your World binoculars


December 28, 2020

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Its the perfect time to go out in your neighborhood or nature and look for birds... they are everywhere! The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Bird, Environment, Explore Your World, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Recreation, Science

Federally Permitted For-Hire Fishing Operations In Florida States Listen Up! A Quick Review of NOAA’s New Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program


December 23, 2020

Beginning January 2021, NOAA Fisheries is implementing a new reporting requirement for federally permitted South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico for-hire fishing vessels called the Southeast For- Hire Electronic Reporting Program. The official start ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Events, Home Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angling, Boating, Charter, Charter Fishing, Electronic Reporting, FL Sea Grant, Florida, For Hire, FWC, Headboat, NOAA, Regulations, Reporting, Sea Grant, Seafood
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Seafood: A holiday tradition


December 22, 2020

By Rhett Register On Christmas Eve, many Italian Americans join family and friends for a fish and seafood dinner. The Feast of the Seven Fishes, as some call it, seems to have its origins in Southern Italy and was introduced to America in the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Commercial Fishing, Cooking, Cooking Fish, Dinnertime, Feast Of The Seven Fishes, Fresh From Florida

Explore the tiny world of nature, with the Explore Your World backpack magnifying glass


December 18, 2020

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Here's a fun option to get the family outdoors. The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County in partnership ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation
Tags: Conservation, Environment, Explore, Explore Your World, Explore Your World Backpack, Home, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Wildlife
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Inland fisheries may provide a ‘safety net’ during pandemic, new study finds


December 3, 2020

A new study led by University of Florida researchers has found that the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to shifts in the way people use rivers, lakes and other inland water bodies worldwide as sources of food, income, and recreation. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Covid-19, Fisheries, Gretchen Stokes, News, Sam Smidt, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Soil And Water Sciences

Take sustainability home to your family


November 23, 2020

Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library. Family Green Living Kits Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known as the Family Sustainability ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water
Tags: Activity, Backpack, Books, Children, Comic, Family, Game, Green, Home, Kids, Kit, Library, Living, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, School, Sustainability, Trivia
Concrete swimming pool

Hurricane Prep for your Pool


October 20, 2020

In the frenzy of preparing for an impending hurricane, many of those with residential pools overlook steps needed to prepare the pool for a major storm. Following are some tips, do's and don'ts when it comes to pool preparation prior to and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: After Storm Clean-up, Hurricane Pool Prep, Pool Care Before Storm, Pool Clean-up, Pool Treatment, Residential Pool, Storm Prep For Pools

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