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Master Gardener Volunteer (10) Year Service Awards


January 10, 2022

Congratulations Master Gardeners. Despite the Covid19 limitations, Taylor County Master Gardeners documented over 1,000 hours in 2021. This does not include the many hours not recorded that are just “good-doers” (quoted from the Oz). In ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Master Gardener, Plant And Pest Identification, Plant Sale, School Gardening, Soil Testing, Volunteer

Celebrating Florida Master Naturalist program in Taylor County


November 23, 2021

The 20th Anniversary celebration of UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) marks an exciting milestone in the history of a program that has been copied throughout the nation. The 20th Anniversary Festival is a time to reflect upon ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Events, Natural Resources
Tags: 20th Anniversary, Birding Walk, Clean-up Walk, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Hiking, Recycle, Trash, Volunteer
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Scallops after the season


November 15, 2021

What happens after Scallop season Scallop season deals with different challenges, including penny-sized scallops, rain (a lot of it in the last years), bad weather, storms, hurricane warnings and landings, flooded rivers, sea urchins, inexperienced ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #BayScallop, #BigBend, #BigBendSeagrassAquaticPreserve, #Divers, #NatureCoast, #RecreationalFishing, #ScallopCount, #Scallopseason, #TaylorCounty, Floridaseagrant, FWC, Marinescience, Scallop, Seagrass, Volunteer
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Seagrass, sea urchin and scallop survey in Taylor County


November 15, 2021

Assessing the condition of seagrass, sea urchins, and scallops The UF/IFAS Extension Agent and a certified scientific volunteer diver visited the area between Piney Point and Grassy Island to assess the condition of seagrass, sea urchins (https://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/codes/food-bait-invertebrates/variable-urchin/) ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #BayScallop, #BigBendSeagrassAquaticPreserve, #NatureCoast, #SeaUrchin, #TaylorCounty, FDEP, Floridaseagrant, FWC, Habitat, Marinescience, Scallop, Seagrass, Survey, Volunteer
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Online: Florida Master Money Mentor Training


October 26, 2021

Florida Master Money Mentor training covers basic personal finance topics and teaches you how to empower others to take control of their personal finances. The online training has nine modules with topics such as financial decision making, ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Budgeting, Credit, Financial Counseling, Financial Management, Financial Planning, Florida Master Money Mentors, Money, Personal Finance, Professional Develoment, Volunteer
Megan (Hoot) Walker crouches with her family at the end of the March of Dimes march.

University of Florida Alumna Creates a Future in Nonprofit Management


April 7, 2021

By Meredith Oglesby Megan (Hoot) Walker arrived at the University of Florida as a freshman in the early 2000s, eager to start her pre-med studies. As she immersed herself in student organizations and uncovered her passion for volunteering, ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Family Youth And Community Science, March Of Dimes, Nonprofit, Volunteer

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