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2020 Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup Results


October 7, 2020

Coastal cleanup by the numbers Despite the challenges thrown at us by 2020, this year's "contactless" version of the International Coastal Cleanup was a success! At least 155 volunteers removed nearly 2,700 pounds of trash from local shorelines. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Cleanup, Coastal Habitat, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic, Pollution, Recycling

Composting Tips for the Homeowner


April 12, 2020

Spring is in the air! Gardening beds are being changed over and people are starting their warm-season landscape maintenance. Its time to consider what to do with all of last season's spent vegetation and plants parts. How about recycling ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Composters, Composting, Counter-top Compost Bucket, Debris, Enriching The Soil, Florida Soil, Gardening, How To Compost, Kitchen Scraps, Nutrient-rich, Organic Matter, Recycling, Soil Amendments
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3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper


December 10, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Garbage, Holidays, Life Hacks, Recycling, Reducing Waste, Trash, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Waste, Waste Reduction, Wrapping Paper
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Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup Results 2019


October 24, 2019

Coastal cleanup by the numbers The 2019 Cedar Key version of the International Coastal Cleanup was a huge success! At least 168 volunteers removed 4,943 pounds of trash from local shorelines. That's almost 2.5 tons of trash! While this is a ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Cleanup, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic, Pollution, Recycling

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