Welcome back to the Volunteering in Nature blog series, where you can get an inspiring peak into the world of volunteering for the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Ecology and Natural Resources program! As we move deeper into summer and ... READ MORE
"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart." -Elizabeth Andrew
It’s the people who have a lot of heart that make it possible for the Ecology and Natural Resources program at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County to ... READ MORE
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
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
Esta semana es la Semana Nacional de Navegación Segura (del 21 al 27 de mayo). Este evento es parte de una campaña de seguridad dirigida por el Programa Nacional de Seguridad en la Navegación Recreativa. Este programa, desde su creación ... READ MORE
This week is the National Safe Boating Week (May 21-27). This event is part of a boating safety campaign led by the National Recreational Boating Safety Program. Since its creation in 1971 by the United States Congress, through education, this ... READ MORE
NISAW is Feb. 28 through March 04
National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread. Almost a ... READ MORE
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.
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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
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