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Wild Sarasota Spotlight: comBATting bat myths


October 1, 2021

Swooping through the night sky, many people are quick to decry bats as blood suckers, rabies vectors, and a general nuisance. However, these miraculous flying mammals pose little risk to humans and are actually essential in managing our ecosystems. Home ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bats, IPM, Native, Pgm_EcoNR, Species, Wild Sarasota, Wildlife
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EVENT: “Sustainable Food and You” webinar


June 23, 2021

Have you ever thought about how you grocery shop? Are you a weekly shopper or do you make several trips during the week to several different stores? Saving money at the grocery store not only helps keep your monthly spending down, but it also ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Expiration, Food, Groceries, Grocery, Health, Nutrition, Pgm_FCS, Save, Saving, Shop

Dig-in to school gardens on June 17 with our School Garden Workshop 2021


June 10, 2021

As we complete another school year and segue into summer, we celebrate our school gardens with our annual school garden workshop. Join us June 17 for this free event, as we dig in to school gardens! We'll over your most-requested topics, including: ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Bug, Curriculum, Edible Gardening, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_Gardens, School Garden, Shared Spaces, Teacher Training, Vermiculture, Youth Development
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Reclaimed water and landscape management


December 9, 2020

Reclaimed Water and Landscape Management For long time readers of this blog, you are no doubt familiar with our high praises of reclaimed water as an alternative to potable water for irrigation. To those tuning in for the first time, we greatly ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Athletic, Course, Field, Golf, Irrigation, Pgm_Water, Reclaimed, Turf, Water
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Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled Mahi-Mahi Wrapped in Banana Leaves

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September 15, 2020

This month we start another season of Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE, and I volunteered to start the season by preparing a Latin-American influenced dish – grilled fish wrapped in banana leaves. There are many reasons why I chose this dish, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Banana Leaves, Florida Sea Grant, Grilling, Mahi-Mahi, Pgm_Marine, Pgm_SeaGrant, Seafood, Seafood At Your Fingertips LIVE

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Transforming to New Ways Forward”


August 31, 2020

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. About ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Biophilia, Building, Change, Circular, Climate, Communities, Conference, Design, Economy, Equity, Green Building, Health, Innovative, Management, Natural, Network, Online, Panel, Pgm_Sustain, Recycle, Recylcing, Resources, SCW, Social, Speakers, Sustainability, Sustainable, Value, Virtual, Waste, Webinar, Workshop, Youth

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