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Category: Recreation

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

Green building: Building healthy, happy, resilient communities

Why should we build green? Well, green buildings not only have a lower impact on the environment and your wallet, but they also keep occupants healthier and happier. Sarasota County sees building green as one… 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 out of this world, with the Explore Your World backpack planisphere

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Need something to do outside? The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County in… 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

Explore the world of birding, with the Explore Your World binoculars

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Its the perfect time to go out in your neighborhood or nature and look for birds… they are everywhere! The Explore Your World… Read More

Explore the tiny world of nature, with the Explore Your World backpack magnifying glass

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Here’s a fun option to get the family outdoors. The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS… Read More

Take sustainability home to your family

Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library. Family Green Living Kits Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known… Read More