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A rainbow arcs over ranch land in Florida. [CREDIT: UF/ IFAS, Tom Wright]

Signup open for NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program


November 4, 2021

The Natural Resources Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture sent the following information Nov. 02, re the conservation stewardship program: For Immediate Release Contact: Renee Bodine, 352-338-9565 NRCS in Florida Announces ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation Stewardship Program, Featured, Natural Resources Conservation Service, NRCS, Prgm_SWCD, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, USDA

Wild Sarasota Spotlight: comBATting bat myths


October 1, 2021

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. Home ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bats, IPM, Native, Pgm_EcoNR, Species, Wild Sarasota, Wildlife

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


September 24, 2021

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, thriving ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Conference, Natural Resources, Pgm_Sustain, SCW, SCW2021, Sustainability, Sustainable Communities Workshop, Workshop
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Celebrating 15 years: Sarasota County’s Green Business Partnership


September 9, 2021

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, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Environmental Sustainability, Green Business, Green Business Partnership, Partnership, Pgm_Waste

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