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Florida opens grant program for Ian-, Nicole-damaged beaches

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January 31, 2023

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection sent the following information Jan. 31 regarding a grant program for beach restoration projects resulting from Hurricane Ian and/or Hurricane Nicole damages: For Immediate Release: Jan. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Wildlife
Tags: Beach, Coast, Environment Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, FDEP, Hurricane, Pgm_Admin, Rejuvenation, Restoration, Restore, Shore, Storm
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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, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth
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Water restrictions across Sarasota County


December 15, 2022

Why Do We Have Restrictions? Water used for landscape irrigation poses a significant demand on Sarasota County's water supply. In fact, up to 50% of a household's water use can be attributed to the home's landscape irrigation system. In order ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Controller, County, Irrigation, Pgm_Water, Restrictions, Sarasota, Water

Should I test my private drinking well?

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October 27, 2022

Residents who receive their drinking water through a municipality enjoy peace of mind knowing that their potable water undergoes routine bacteriological testing behind-the-scenes. But how do you know if water from your private well is safe and ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Bleach, Coliform, Disinfectant, Drinking, E. Coli, Escherichia Coli, Pgm_Water, Potable, Test, Well

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