April 17-24 is National Volunteer Week. What a great opportunity to celebrate the people who lend their time, effort and talents to make a difference in their community! In UF/IFAS Extension, we would be lost without our volunteers. They act ... READ MORE
Every year there is a new smartphone, a new app, or some new technology for business and personal use. These advances in technology cause many companies to move toward a paperless system. Now you don’t have to jump on the paperless ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County extends its heartfelt "Thank you!" to its volunteers, as we celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 17-23).
And there is much to celebrate, with this group. In 2021, Extension's 328 volunteers provided 12,595 ... READ MORE
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
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
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
“Three Underutilized Trees for Wildlife” held at UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Center, supported the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge. There was no charge to attend the workshop but a donation of two jars of peanut butter was gently suggested.
“The ... READ MORE
Volunteers are essential to extension in a multitude of ways. The biggest impacts volunteers have on the work of extension faculty, is their assistance of delivering research-based resources to communities. Volunteers carry out the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
The third Monday in January each year marks a holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service. One of the four core values of the University of Florida College of Agricultural and ... READ MORE
On January 17, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE