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Category: Conservation

Florida fishing guide certification, on the web

Fish caught

Florida, the fishing capital of the world, has one of the most lucrative fishing industries in the United States. This industry provides jobs to thousands of people in the Sunshine State and contributes billions of dollars each year… Read More

Aid available for farmers, ranchers to conserve natural resources

Agriculture equipment operators work in a field. [CREDIT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a Nov. 20 deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Icentives Program (EQIP), a federal effort to encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Information was disseminated in a news release, as follows:… Read More

End of an internship, start of a career

Kassidy’s Internship Experience Hello! I am Kassidy House, the Natural Resources and Sustainability Communication and Outreach intern at UF IFAS Extension and Sustainability Sarasota County (It is a mouthful I know). This is a blog about my wonderful… Read More

Please welcome our newest Green Business Partner: Theia Media Agency

Green Business Partnership logo, with UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government logos

Please welcome Theia Media Agency to the Sarasota County Green Business Partnership. About Theia Media Agency Theia Media helps companies grow through innovative marketing strategies. Theia believes great marketing should be affordable and available to everyone. The Theia… Read More

The ins and outs of electric vehicles

Happy National Drive Electric Week! National Drive Electric week is a celebration to raise awareness of the wonderful benefits of electric vehicles. They can help you save money, reduce your impact on the environment and dependence on foreign… Read More

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Transforming to New Ways Forward”

Registration is now open for Sarasota County’s 15th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop. The online event is scheduled for Thursday, October 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to showcase strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities. About the workshop… Read More

Free online water conservation course

Coffee next to laptop on wooden table

The Importance of Online Education Being an earth-conscious, environmentally-friendly individual takes a lot of research and work. Knowing when and how to save resources does not always come intuitively. Especially in our current circumstances, finding the time to… Read More