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Sow some green habits (along with some vegetables) with the Family Green Living Kit


May 14, 2021

By Sophia Moundous and Mindy Hanak Sarasota County’s Family Green Living Kits can help foster sustainability lessons in many ways. The kits are filled with fun, interactive activities and books for all ages. Grab a kit from your local library ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Community Garden, Curriculum, Demo, Edible, Family, Garden, Gardening, Green, Green Living, Library, One Seed, Pgm_Gardens, Pgm_Sustain, Salad, School Garden, Seed Tape, Sustainability, Video, Youth

Providing science-based programming to schools


April 29, 2021

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4H, Club, Curriculum, Development, Enrich, Garden, Lesson, Pgm_4H, Pgm_EcoNR, Pgm_FNP, Pgm_Sustain, School, Science, STEM, Student, Sustainability, Youth

Green building: Building healthy, happy, resilient communities


March 29, 2021

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 of the many important pieces toward ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Architecture, Biophilic, Build, Building, Built, Climate, County, Design, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Globes, Green, Happiness, Health, LEED, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, Resiliency, Solar, Sustainability, Sustainable

Explore out of this world, with the Explore Your World backpack planisphere


January 11, 2021

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 partnership with Sarasota ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation
Tags: Activitykit, Constellations, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Science, Stars

Explore the underwater world, with the Explore Your World backpack underwater explorer boat


January 1, 2021

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 explorers of all ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Activitykit, Beach, Environment, Explore Your World, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Recreation, Science, Water

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


December 28, 2020

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 backpack kit is one of three backpacks ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Activitykit, Bird, Environment, Explore Your World, Explore Your World Backpack, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Recreation, Science

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