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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H


August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering
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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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Nassau County 4-H County Council Organize a Litter Cleanup

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May 12, 2022

Nassau County's County Council recently organized and led a volunteering event in Nassau County with Keep Nassau Beautiful. Below is the recent press release that highlights their success and showcases the meaning of, "my hands to larger service". Callahan, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4H, Community Service, Keep Nassau Beautiful, Litter, Nassau County, Nassau County 4-H, Volunteering, Youth

Volunteering—Answering Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question


January 10, 2022

On January 17, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Andra Johnson, Day Of Service, Martin Luther King Jr., Volunteering

Lending a Helping Hand after Irma, Harvey, and other Hurricanes

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September 6, 2017

Recent images of hurricane Irma and Harvey’s devastating impacts remind all of us living along the Gulf just how powerful tropical cyclones can be. There’s a Gulf of Mexico kinship we all feel. Even more today since Irma has put our ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Hurricane, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Response, Volunteering

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