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Pinellas Parks and Preserves are Open for Socially-Distant Recreation


April 24, 2020

While the beaches in Pinellas County are gaining a lot of press, County Parks and Preserves have remained open for recreational exercise, with limited amenities, during the duration of the “Safer at Home” County Order . “Under the Governor’s ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Beaches, COVID-19, Parks, Parks And Recreation, Pinellas County

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Accepting Applications for Summer High School Leadership Program!


April 13, 2017

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County at Weedon Island Preserve is looking for high school students with an interest in the environment to join the Ranger Naturalist program. High school students yearning to learn more about the environment ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: High School, Pinellas, Summer Camp, Volunteer, Weedon

Discover the Fishing Heritage of Tampa Bay!


November 30, 2016

What: A Salty Heritage: Celebrating the Fishing History of Tampa Bay When: Saturday, December 3 Where: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 About: Tampa Bay has a rich ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Heritage, History, Marine Science, Sea Grant, Tampa Bay, Working Waterfronts

Keeping Waste Out of Our Water


June 6, 2016

Adults fear it and kids love it…it’s poop! Stool, waste, feces, dung, there are many ways to say it, but nobody ever really wants to talk about it. Everything that eats, poops, right? And all that poop has to go somewhere. Fortunately ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Animal Services, Bacteria, Dog, EPA, Fecal Coliform, Impaired, Pet Waste, Pets, Pinellas, Poop, Rain, Scoop The Poop, Waste, Water, Watershed

Fishing Capital of the World


November 6, 2015

Florida is the "Fishing Capital of the World” with more world record fish catches than any other state or country. From an economic perspective, Florida also leads all states in economic impacts for its marine recreational fisheries and has ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Ethical Fishing, Fishing Regulations, Florida Fishing, Saltwater Fishing, Sustainable Fishing, Wmnf, Wmnf Radio

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