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Florida fishing guide certification, on the web

Fish caught

Florida, the fishing capital of the world, has one of the most lucrative fishing industries in the United States. This industry provides jobs to thousands of people in the Sunshine State and contributes billions of dollars each year… Read More

Aid available for farmers, ranchers to conserve natural resources

Agriculture equipment operators work in a field. [CREDIT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a Nov. 20 deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Icentives Program (EQIP), a federal effort to encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Information was disseminated in a news release, as follows:… Read More

Early leak detection saves water and money

Pipes being repaired with wrenches

A startling statistic from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that leaks account for 12% of indoor water use. In the United States, an average household wastes 10,000 gallons of water on leaks annually. You could run your… Read More

End of an internship, start of a career

Kassidy’s Internship Experience Hello! I am Kassidy House, the Natural Resources and Sustainability Communication and Outreach intern at UF IFAS Extension and Sustainability Sarasota County (It is a mouthful I know). This is a blog about my wonderful… Read More

Please welcome our newest Green Business Partner: Theia Media Agency

Green Business Partnership logo, with UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government logos

Please welcome Theia Media Agency to the Sarasota County Green Business Partnership. About Theia Media Agency Theia Media helps companies grow through innovative marketing strategies. Theia believes great marketing should be affordable and available to everyone. The Theia… Read More