2024 Sarasota County Summer Internship applications are available!
Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in your chosen field? Do you want to make a difference in your community?
Intern Sarasota County is dedicated to providing ... 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
November 2023 Updates
4-H County Council met on November 9th. Here is what was discussed:
CAPE Tree Planting at the MGV Plant Sale was successful. Four pollinator trees have been planted around the office.
Parent’s Night Out was ... READ MORE
Welcome back to Volunteering in Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. If you’ve been following along so far, you’ve last read ... READ MORE
Welcome back to Volunteering In Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. So far, we have shared all about the ecology and natural ... READ MORE
In celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 16-22), UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks it’s 255 volunteers. Throughout the 2022 fiscal year, Extension volunteers gave 13,042 hours of service worth $390,615 in labor to the residents ... READ MORE
In today's world, it is more important than ever to provide opportunities for youth to experience the natural world.
Each year, local 4th and 5th grade students participate in Learning in Florida's Environment (L.I.F.E.) to explore topics ... READ MORE
Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them.
Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County extends its heartfelt "Thank you!" to its volunteers, as we celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 17-23).
And there is much to celebrate, with this group. In 2021, Extension's 328 volunteers provided 12,595 ... READ MORE
Youth ages 8-18 are invited to enter the Sustainable Communities Workshop Youth Video Contest for their chance to win $100, and more! The winners will be announced during the 16th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, Nov. 10.
Create ... READ MORE