Naturally Florida Receives National Award

Three women stand with certificates showing a national award for podcasting. The woman on the left is presenting the awards to two women on the right.
ANREP President, Beth Clauson (Left), presents Lara Milligan (Center) and Shannon Carnevale (Right) with awards for their podcast, Naturally Florida.

Naturally Florida has been publishing monthly podcast episodes about Florida and the wild things that live here for just over a year. Launching in June 2021, there are currently 18+ episodes available for public consumption.

Naturally Florida Wins Big at National ANREP Conference

Last month, the Association of Natural Resources and Conservation Extension Professionals (ANREP) awarded Naturally Florida with the Silver Award for “Podcast or Radio” programming. Additionally, the podcast earned the Gold Award in the category of, “Promotional and Marketing Materials.” These materials can be found on the podcast website and include a media guide. The media guide contains information about the hosts, the podcast, photos, and diverse representation in the promotional fliers.

Listening to this award-winning podcast has been described by Dr. Andra Johnson, the Dean and Director of UF/IFAS Extension, as, “Listening to Naturally Florida is like walking a nature trail with two entertaining and well-informed guides.”

Where to Listen

Naturally Florida can be found on all the major podcast platforms and is available wherever you listen to podcasts already. You can learn more at the website,, or, you can listen to the latest episode via Spotify podcasts, below.

If you’re interested in learning about additional Extension Service podcasts, check out these lists:

What’s Next?

Shannon and Lara are expanding the podcast’s accessibility features by creating and publishing transcripts for each episode, moving forward. Additionally, transcripts are being created for past episodes as time permits.

Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts to learn all about Florida and the wild things that live here. Equally important, if you enjoy what you hear – consider sharing it with a friend!



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Posted: August 5, 2022

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Awards, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale

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