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Category: Natural Resources

Sharing spaces. Building communities.

tumblers in community garden

Interested in learning how to share space in your community for fun projects like composting and gardening? We can help. We’re hosting the “Shared Spaces: Community Gardens and Composting” workshop Oct. 26. This free, in-person… Read More

Wild Sarasota Spotlight: comBATting bat myths

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… Read More

Workshop to focus on the “Roots of Sustainability” for a better future

Registration is now open for the 16th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, “Roots of Sustainability!” This online event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m to showcase strategies for healthy, resilient,… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers on… wicked wedelia

Yellow, wedelia flowers bloom, en masse, in a lush field. [CREDIT: Pixabay.com]

By Rita Dadzis Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member Oh, wedelia. Why do you? Wedelia is a beautiful plant, with a thick mat of green leaves and pretty, bright-yellow, daisy-like flowers that bloom year-round. It’s… Read More

Celebrating 15 Years: Sarasota County’s Green Business Partnership

Green Business Partnership icon (featured image)

On Jan. 19, 2006, Dave’s Auto Repair become Sarasota County’s first Green Business Partner.  Pledging to demonstrate the environmental stewardship of the business, the auto repair location began taking sustainable actions to reduce waste, water… Read More

Struggling to pay your utility bills? These resources can help

If you can’t pay your utility bills, there are several financial assistance programs, if you qualify, that can help. The resources below summarize available utility assistance programs. Additionally, you can check out our energy and… Read More