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.
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By Julianna Costanzo and Cailyn Raper, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County 4-H Interns 2020 and 2021.
Have you ever wondered how clouds, lightning, and thunder form? All three of these natural phenomena occur in relation to one another. Thunder ... READ MORE
Do you want to learn more about the environment and what you can do to protect it? Look no further than 4-H Exploring Your Environment Day Camp!
What happens at 4-H Camp?
This year, 15 4-Hers spent a week discovering the world around them at ... READ MORE
Making conscious decisions about the food we eat is essential to a healthy lifestyle. But what about the food that never enters our bodies? A significant amount of all food ever grown, processed, prepared, and distributed becomes food waste.
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By Sophia Moundous and Mindy Hanak
Sarasota County’s Family Green Living Kits can help foster sustainability lessons in many ways. The kits are filled with fun, interactive activities and books for all ages. Grab a kit from your local library ... READ MORE
By Dr. Katherine Clements, Sophia Moundous, Sarah Davis, Lee Hayes Byron, and contributors from all program areas
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County provides many opportunities for educational programming - not only for adults in our community, ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks all its volunteers for National Volunteer Month in April.
Sarasota County Extension volunteers are vital to achieving our mission of community outreach and education. Last year alone, 355 Extension volunteers ... READ MORE
Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library.
Family Green Living Kits
Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known as the Family Sustainability ... READ MORE
Registration is now open for Sarasota County’s 15th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop. The online event is scheduled for Thursday, October 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to showcase strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities.
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Solar energy has many benefits and uses, from powering homes to cooking delicious treats like s’mores. Discover how you can harness the power of the sun from your home in the newest LIFE: Science Shorts video.
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