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Category: Coasts & Marine

Providing science-based programming to schools

By Dr. Katherine Clements, Sophia Moundous, Sarah Davis, Lee Hayes Byron, and contributors from all program areas UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County provides many opportunities for educational programming – not only for adults in our community,… Read More

Friends Groups offer continued learning for Florida Master Naturalists

We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here. By Holly Abeels & Katherine Clements… Read More

Explore the underwater world, with the Explore Your World backpack underwater explorer boat

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County in partnership with Sarasota County Libraries. It is designed to help… Read More

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled Mahi-Mahi Wrapped in Banana Leaves

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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… Read More

Save turtles: stay low, long and shielded

Sea turtles are among the most fascinating reptiles in the world. Ecologically speaking, these air-breathing oceanic creatures are extremely successful—virtually unchanged for 120 million years—and have colonized every ocean, outside the poles. That doesn’t mean,… Read More

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled whole snapper and corn on the cob

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Grilling is one of the most enjoyable ways to cook, and to grill a whole fish is one of my favorite recipes to prepare. It is easy, delicious, always impresses your guests, and can be… Read More