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Energy improvements at Sarasota Housing Authority: That’s a wrap for the Annex!


June 10, 2022

  Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Sarasota Housing Authority(SHA) kicked off the summer by completing energy and water efficiency improvements for the last three floors at SHA’s Annex building in downtown Sarasota. Our ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low-income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

¡Feliz Día Mundial de los Océanos! Maneras fáciles de celebrar ayudando


June 8, 2022

Hoy, como cada 8 de junio desde 1992, muchas personas en todo el mundo celebran el Día Mundial de los Océanos. Este evento fue creado para abogar e inspirar a las personas, comunidades y naciones a tomar medidas sobre el uso sostenible, la ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Conservación De Los Océanos, Día Mundial De Los Océanos, DíaMundialdelosOcéanos, Oceans, Pgm_Marine, Plásticos, World Oceans Day

Left to the elements: what happens to wildlife during hurricanes?


June 1, 2022

As we enter into this year's hurricane season and people are reminded to gather appropriate stocks of water, medicines, pet supplies and nonperishables; be ready to board up their buildings and hunker down... have you ever wondered what ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Hurricane, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Weather, Wildlife

Easy drip irrigation system repairs


May 25, 2022

Drip, or micro-irrigation, is a great choice for landscape beds. It is at least 70% more water-efficient than a traditional sprinkler system, and it provides water directly to the plant instead of applying spray in a "one size fits all" pattern. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Drip, Grass, Home_irrigation_tips, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Maintenance, Microirrigation, Pgm_Water, Turf

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