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Meet our new director!


April 22, 2022

Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!   Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, General Information, Nutrition, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

2022 Energy Sweep kickoff: bringing efficiency and equity to Sarasota Housing Authority


March 15, 2022

This March, Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Energy Coach Volunteers partnered with the Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) to install energy and water efficiency devices in low-income housing authority units. During the sweeps, Energy ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low Income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

Provide for Wildlife-The Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly


February 24, 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. If you want to have bees, butterflies, birds, and more visit your garden, you must support ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Broward County, Butterflies, Cloudless Sulphur, Conservation, Extension, Featured, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Life Cycles, Native Plants, Special Topics, Twitter @UF_IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Environments, Urban Gardening, Urban Horticulture
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Learning about Foster Care Youth and the Risk of Homelessness


February 21, 2022

Moving through different stages of life is hard. Young people aging out of the foster care system often face additional obstacles and lack community support systems. During this transitional period, they are at a high risk of experiencing homelessness. ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Foster Care, Francesca Michelini, Homelessness, Kate Fogarty, Randall Cantrell

2021 Indian River County Peanut Butter Challenge: What a Success!


February 1, 2022

The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds. It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Peanut Association, Florida Peanut Growers, Food Drive, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, The Florida Peanut Producers Association, Treasure Coast Food Bank, UF/IFAS Extension In The Community

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