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Florida Waters Stewardship Program

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May 5, 2023

Water touches every part of our lives. Whether you're an avid fisher, a weekend beachgoer, or just someone who enjoys a tall, cold glass of H₂O, your life depends on an ample supply of clean water. Originally developed by UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conserve, Environment, Florida Waters Stewardship Program, FWSP, Pgm_Water, Preserve, Protect, Water

Nourishment…a common thread woven through school gardens

January 30, 2023

Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them. Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, Edible_garden, Master Gardener Volunteers, Pgm_Gardens, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth
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Florida fishing guide certification, on the web

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October 16, 2020

Florida, the fishing capital of the world, has one of the most lucrative fishing industries in the United States. This industry provides jobs to thousands of people in the Sunshine State and contributes billions of dollars each year to the state's ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Pgm_Marine
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UF/IFAS now offers Green Business online education course for all Florida businesses

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August 28, 2020

The UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Waste Reduction program has added a new course to UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning: Green Business Partnership Best Management Practices (BMPs) The "Green Business Partnership Best Management Practices ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Environmental Sustainability, Green Business, Pgm_Waste
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Learn to go green with UF/IFAS Extension

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May 14, 2020

Is your business considering going green? If so, join UF/IFAS Waste Reduction Program to learn steps to implement environmentally sustainable programs into your business. This course is designed to introduce businesses with best management ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development
Tags: Business Recycling, Energy, Environmental Sustainability, Green Business, Green Business Partnership, Pgm_Waste

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Volunteers needed for horseshoe crab project

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May 24, 2019

Often, when I meet people, they ask me. "What do you do?" When I tell them I’m a marine biologist, I get replies like, “Cool, I always wanted to be a marine biologist" or "I wish I could do that." Here’s your chance. We are looking ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Citizen Scientist, Horseshoe Crabs, Marine Education, Pgm_Marine, Sea Grant
Derek Wiberg, FMNP graduate

Spend a moment with a Florida Master Naturalist

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February 7, 2019

Derek Wiberg, a certified Florida Master Naturalist, shares his insights and experience with Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Instructor Katherine Clements. Derek is a Harvard-trained educator experienced in environmental science ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development
Tags: Conservation, Ecology, Ecosystem, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Master Naturalist, Pgm_EcoNR, Wildlife

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