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Florida Waters Stewardship Program

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May 5, 2023

Water touches every part of our lives. Whether you're an avid fisher, a weekend beachgoer, or just someone who enjoys a tall, cold glass of H₂O, your life depends on an ample supply of clean water. Originally developed by UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conserve, Environment, Florida Waters Stewardship Program, FWSP, Pgm_Water, Preserve, Protect, Water

Nourishment…a common thread woven through school gardens

January 30, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, Edible_garden, Master Gardener Volunteers, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth

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

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