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
While venturing out for a walk with my dog yesterday evening, I made a big mistake. I did not applying insect repellent. Actually it was a huge mistake. Within minutes, it was a battle for blood- me trying to keep it and the mosquitoes trying ... READ MORE
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
Today, like every June 8 since 1992, many people around the globe celebrate World Oceans Day. This event was created to advocate and inspire people, communities, and nations to take action on the sustainable use, protection, conservation, and ... READ MORE
On Jan. 19, 2006, Dave’s Auto Repair became the first Sarasota County Green Business Partner. Join us in this blog series over the next several months as we highlight our partners by looking back over the past 15 years of this fantastic partnership!
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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
Whether it is increasing temperatures, stronger and more frequent storms, sea level rise, coastal flooding or growing levels of asthma, all communities across the globe are dealing with the effects of climate change. However, the solutions and ... READ MORE
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.
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Familiar with the distinct drum of woodpeckers? Florida is home to eight species of woodpeckers -- and the now extinct ivory-billed woodpecker -- so chances are they are in your area. But how much do you know about your wood-pecking pals?
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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