This November, we celebrated Wildlife Wednesdays with unique stories of gratitude for the animal kingdom. All around us, niche stories of connection, triumph, cooperation, and coexistence are tucked away amongst stands of slash pine, thickets ... READ MORE
Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE
Through community outreach and education efforts, Sarasota County Sustainability promotes a healthy environment, community engagement and environmental awareness.
However, we can't achieve a healthy and sustainable county without your help. ... READ MORE
This November, we’re celebrating Wildlife Wednesdays with unique stories of gratitude for the animal kingdom. From pollination to pest management, follow along with this month-long blog series each Wednesday to learn why we have much to thank ... READ MORE
As the holiday season approaches, many of us eagerly anticipate the vibrant colors and festive decorations that accompany this joyous time of year. While traditional holiday flowers like mums have long been a popular choice for seasonal ... READ MORE
Groundcovers are low-to-the-ground plants that you can use to help fill out your landscape. Keep reading to learn about some groundcover plants that require minimal watering and care in Sarasota County.
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Written by UF Active Learning Program Interns:
Sierra Mulholland & Ydnie Augustin
Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and support local small businesses within your community. Small businesses are generally characterized ... READ MORE
As autumn unfolds its vibrant tapestry of colors, one striking native shrub stands out, adding brilliant royal purple into the landscape as it feeds migratory birds. Meet the American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), a deciduous shrub native ... READ MORE
In our previous "Turkey Talk" blog posts, we covered how to safely handle frozen and fresh turkeys, along with how to properly thaw a frozen turkey. So, now it's time to talk about how to roast the perfect turkey, one that not only tastes ... READ MORE
In our last "Turkey Talk" blog post, we talked about general guidelines for handling fresh and frozen birds. Using the guidance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, let's take a look at the three methods that can be safely used to thaw your ... READ MORE