Category: Natural Resources

Composting at the NCAA women’s national championships

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County delivered composting services for the recent NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships held at Nathan Benderson Park, despite waves of rainstorms thrown at the area by an approaching tropical storm. The May 23-27 event drew hundreds… Read More

The importance of Florida wetlands

Sarasota County has declared May as Wetlands Month to highlight the importance of wetlands in Sarasota County.  Wetlands provide many benefits.  Chief among these are wetlands’ ability to filter impurities from water, store water to reduce flooding, keep carbon to reduce carbon… Read More