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Celebrating 20 years of Sustainability

Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainability

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November 21, 2022

Sarasota County has a long history of commitments to sustainability for both its own operations and the community. Twenty years ago, Sarasota County formed the Sustainability Program to implement changes and improvements for a more sustainable ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Celebration, Energy, Future, Local Government, Milestone, Outreach, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, Sustainability, Transportation

Hurricane Ian Agricultural Impacts in Collier County

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November 2, 2022

In the short 5 years that I have been with UF/IFAS Extension, we have seen two major hurricanes, 2 major wildfires, a freeze and a global pandemic. Hurricane Ian was just the latest event impacting the Collier County agricultural sector, which ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Collier, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Hurricane Ian, Sustainability, SWFL, UF IFAS Extension
Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 6

Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 6


October 27, 2022

Sustainable Development Goal 6 reads: “Ensure access to water and sanitation for all.” This SDG opens our eyes on what is the reality in many parts of the world that completely lack access to clean water. It is true that the western world ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, IFAS One Health, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals

CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


September 15, 2022

How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

2022 Sustainable Communities Workshop video contest for youth

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August 30, 2022

Youth ages 8-17 are invited to enter the Sustainable Communities Workshop Youth Video Contest for a chance to win $100 or other prizes! The winners will be announced during the 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 01. Task                                          ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Contest, Pgm_Sustain, SCW, Scw22, Sustainability, Sustainable Communities Workshop, Video, Videography, Youth
Classes and events at U F I F A S Extension Brevard County

August Class List


July 22, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this August! Below is our current class list for the month. Bite-Sized Science 1st Thursday of every month  |  12:30 pm to 1 pm Has a dolphin ever ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Advocacy, Agriculture, Brevard County, Canning, Child Safety, Communication Skills, Community, Conservation, Cooking, Family, Family Safety, Finances, Fish, Fisheries, Florida Sea Grant, Gardening, Poultry, Shooting Sports, Sustainability

Restaurant Customers value sustainability in seafood and are willing to pay more for it, UF Researchers say.

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July 19, 2022

Highlights Consumers prefer seafood entrees more transparent information at casual and fine dining restaurants. Country of origin was unimportant, showing customer choices at restaurants differ from those made at grocery stores. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Featured, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research, Seafood, Seafood Sustainability, Special Topics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Research
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Building a Food Forest Community Garden: An Internship Experience


July 12, 2022

My background and Purpose My name is Johanna Walker. I am a 4th year student at the University of Florida (UF), pursuing a B.S. in environmental science. Although I grew up in Michigan it was my good fortune to have been able to experience ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community, Food Forest, Internship, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Wakulla, Volunteering

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