The Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District (MRSWCD) in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local working group public meeting to provide guidance and discuss local resource conservation ... READ MORE
Environmental Quality Incentives Program-Forestland or Silvopasture
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service provides cost sharing programs for producers to help improve conservation value of their lands. These programs and the related ... READ MORE
Fertilizer Black Out Season Video click here
Fertilizer Ordinance Resources
Fertilizer Ordinance Brochure
Manatee County Government Fertilizer webpage
Required Landscape Best Management Practices training for all landscape professionals
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Consequentially, if you have grape or other questions on Fruit & Vegetable Production in Manatee County, contact Lisa Hickey, Lisa.Hickey@ufl.edu (941)722-4524 ext 1817.
However, if the UF Grape Field Day is not what you want to attend, ... READ MORE
Post authored by Susan Griffith, Florida Friendly Program Specialist.
Spring has sprung and with it comes many butterflies! Butterflies start out in their larval form as caterpillars of all different shapes and sizes. They like to munch ... READ MORE
Mangrove trees are an important part of Florida’s diverse ecosystem and are integral to the coastal estuaries where they grow. Mangrove forests in the tropics and subtropics are identifiable by their dense tangle of prop roots ... READ MORE
At the end of each school year, the Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District (MRSWCD) sponsors a Conservation Award for one student from each FFA or 4-H chapter who participated in one of the board’s events. The teacher provides ... READ MORE
The Water-Wise Awards program is designed to recognize attractive, water conserving landscapes for homes and businesses.
Winning landscapes balance attractive design with plants, landscape elements, and efficient irrigation techniques.
Points ... READ MORE
Environmental Quality Incentives Program-Livestock
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service provides cost sharing programs for producers to help improve conservation value of their lands. These programs and the related free technical ... READ MORE
Water, Water Everywhere!
Rain Gardens capture water and are attractive when installed properly and managed.
During the days of torrential summer downpours do you find your rain barrels are all at capacity, yet you still have a ton of water ... READ MORE