Category: Natural Resources

Don’t miss the annual Extension plant sale and open house

customers shop at an Extension plant sale

Circle Oct. 13 on your calendars so you don’t miss the chance to get great plants and advice for your landscape and to learn how Sarasota County Extension can help you. The 13th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale… Read More

We all contribute to nitrogen pollution

dead fish on beach due to red tide

NOTE: This is the first post in a series devoted to what you can do to reduce the duration of the next harmful algal bloom. As we endure a terrible red tide outbreak on our coast, coupled with blue-green algae… Read More

Workshop to offer unique solutions to create, foster sustainable communities

Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County’s 13th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 29, a day-long event to showcase solutions to creating and maintaining healthy, resilient, thriving communities. Under the “Unique Perspectives for Community Solutions” theme,… Read More

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