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
Service Learning Part 3: Giving Back During the Holidays
During the holidays, many people begin to think about how they can give back to their communities, even in a small way. Many people donate money, time, food, or clothing to different ... READ MORE
"I pledge...my hands to larger service…for my club, my community, my country and my world."
This part of the 4-H pledge is recited by 4-H'ers all over the globe...but what does it really mean? (more…) READ MORE
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
Summertime is quickly approaching, which often means searching for fun, educational things for your children to do while they aren't in school. In families with multiple children, finding something for everyone's varied interests while keeping ... READ MORE
Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some helpful tips for next ... READ MORE
Tampa Bay is the economic and environmental centerpiece of our region. YOU can help Tampa Bay thrive! Read the Practical Guide to Estuary Friendly Living to see how you can take action at home to help benefit Tampa Bay. Register to join us his ... READ MORE
The Ranger Naturalist Program allows students ages 15-18 to gain leadership skills and environmental knowledge at Weedon Island Preserve each summer. Students gain Bright Futures volunteer hours while working on projects that benefit Weedon ... READ MORE
Noxious weed - Brazilian peppertree
National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb 22-28. Find out how destructive and costly invasive species are to our nation, and to Florida. Learn what you can do to stem the tide.
Visit: http://www.nisaw.org/ ... READ MORE
National Estuaries Day
Give Back with Florida Sea Grant Paddling Coastal Clean Up!
Estuaries, like Tampa Bay, improve our lives in many ways! Estuaries are a great place for recreation including boating and fishing, they are very productive ... READ MORE