The Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Farm Tour brought over eighty participants in two charter buses to several agricultural operations in the Manatee County. Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District board ... READ MORE
At the annual Manasota Regional Envirothon held in late January, over 110 students representing seven Manatee and Sarasota County high schools competed at Oscar Scherer State Park in Osprey. The Envirothon is an outdoor environmental team competition ... READ MORE
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
Manatee County students in grades six through 12 were eligible to compete in the annual Farm City Week Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District speech contest. Designed to develop leadership through participation in public speaking ... READ MORE
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a Nov. 20 deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Icentives Program (EQIP), a federal effort to encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Information was disseminated ... READ MORE
Results are in from the State Envirothon held at UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak last month. Congratulations to team ‘Green is the New Black’ from Manatee High School-Advisor Pat Zalo, they received recognition ... READ MORE
The Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Farm Tour brought participants in two charter buses to several agricultural operations in the Lake Manatee watershed.
Our first stop was the Manatee County Water Treatment ... READ MORE
The annual land judging competition sponsored by the Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District was recently held on a property near Lake Parrish owned by L3 Partnership. Fifty students answered test questions concerning soil properties ... READ MORE
Results are in from the State Envirothon held at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park near Gainesville last month, and both of our local teams received a category recognition. ‘Green is the New Black’ from Manatee High School-Advisor Pat Zalo ... READ MORE
Highlight Native American heritage in a poster, and you could win $2,000 and the chance to showcase your artwork in federal offices.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service, a unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is conducting the ... READ MORE