Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE
Esta semana es la Semana Nacional de Navegación Segura (del 21 al 27 de mayo). Este evento es parte de una campaña de seguridad dirigida por el Programa Nacional de Seguridad en la Navegación Recreativa. Este programa, desde su creación ... READ MORE
This week is the National Safe Boating Week (May 21-27). This event is part of a boating safety campaign led by the National Recreational Boating Safety Program. Since its creation in 1971 by the United States Congress, through education, this ... READ MORE
The bald eagle, a Florida native, and its relative, the golden eagle, are always a special sight to spy in the sky. While you may be elated to have an eagle encounter, there are a few key tips of eagle etiquette to adhere to when birding to ... READ MORE
Did You Get Outside During Take A Child Outside Week!
September 24-30 was "Take A Child Outside Week". UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County partnered with multiple agencies to offer opportunities for families to participate in nature-based experiences. ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
Are you a ... READ MORE
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