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My 2022 Internship Experience: Jacob Wilson


January 3, 2024

2024 Sarasota County Summer Internship applications are available! Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in your chosen field? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Intern Sarasota County is dedicated to providing ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Conservation, Ecology, Intern, InternSarasotaLife, Internship, Pgm_EcoNR, Sarasota County, Wildlife

While volunteers keep an ‘Eye on Seagrass,’ Florida Sea Grant launches new website for the citizen science program


September 5, 2023

Citizen scientists help preserve seagrasses in the Panhandle and Southwest Florida through a program called Eyes on Seagrass, which now has a dedicated webpage where potential volunteers can learn more. The efforts of the people who give ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Algae, Charlotte County, Citizen Scientists, Escambia County, Eyes On Seagrass, Florida Sea Grant, Kate Rose, Laura Reynolds, Lee County, Rick O'Connor, Santa Rosa County, Sarasota County, Seaweed, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Volunteers, Water

Float ‘GatorByte’ down a stream and find pollutants – and their sources


May 25, 2023

Water resource managers can now put a buoy in a lake or stream and find locations of pollutants and other problems – as well as their sources – all for about $1,000, say University of Florida researchers. Because the device is a result ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Buoy, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Eban Bean, GatoryByte, Manatee County, Piyush Agade, Pollutants, Sarasota County, Station, Water, Water Quality, Water Resources
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Sarasota County Launches Interactive Water Quality “Story Map”


May 9, 2023

As part of Sarasota County’s ongoing commitment to water quality and protecting area water resources, the county has launched an interactive web tool showcasing a variety of water quality preservation projects and initiatives. From county ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Pgm_Admin, Preservation, Reclamation, Sarasota County, Story Map, Storymap, Treatment, Water, Water Quality, Wildlife

Cortez Kind: Celebrating Over 100 Years of Commercial Fishing


January 17, 2023

41st Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival: The Cortez Kind are Getting Ready to Party with a Purpose! Every February for the past four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida’s last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial Fishing, Cortez, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Sarasota Bay, Sarasota County, Seafood, Working Waterfronts
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities


October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

2021 Manasota Regional Envirothon


February 9, 2021

The annual Manasota Regional Envirothon looked a bit different this year. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually to provide a safe environment for the students to compete. Although we missed seeing the students face ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Covid-19, Environment, Envirothon, Livestock, Manatee County, Sarasota County, Soil And Water Conservation District, Soils, UF IFAS Extension, Water Conservation

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