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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

Giving Back During the Season of Giving


November 28, 2017

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers
Tags: 4-H, Community Service, Florida, Give, Giving Back, Holidays, Pinellas 4-H, Volunteer, Volunteerism, Youth

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

Rabbits, radishes, and robots… Pinellas County 4-H has summer programs for everyone!


March 30, 2017

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers
Tags: 4-H, Agriculture, Camp, Volunteer, Youth

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!


August 28, 2015

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Erika, Florida, Hurricane, Preparedness, Tropical Storm

Now Accepting Applications! Student Volunteer Opportunity at Weedon Island Preserve!


March 30, 2015

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Bright Futures, High School, Nature, Outdoors, Summer, Volunteer

National Invasive Species Awareness Week


February 9, 2015

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: FLEPPC, Garden, Gardening, Habitat Destruction, Invasive Animals, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Noxious Weed

Pay-it-Forward to your Estuary!


September 22, 2014

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Canoe, Coastal Cleanup, Community, Estuary, Tampa Bay, Volunteer, Weedon Island

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