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Meet a Master Gardener Volunteer Series: Shamrock Park Demonstration Garden

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January 24, 2024

Welcome to our "Meet a Master Gardener Volunteer" blog series, where we delve into the inspiring stories and impactful contributions of the passionate individuals who form the backbone of our gardening community. These dedicated volunteers bring ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Demonstration Garden, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_HortRes, Shamrock Park
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Volunteering In Nature: An Opportunity to Continue Changing Children’s Lives

Zahir Ringgold Cordes, Environmental Education and Outreach Program Assistant for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County's Ecology and Natural Resources Program
August 31, 2023

Welcome back to Volunteering in Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. If you’ve been following along so far, you’ve last read ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Pgm_EcoNR, Volunteer, Volunteering_in_nature
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Volunteering in Nature: A Legacy of Love for The Outdoors

Zahir Ringgold Cordes, Environmental Education and Outreach Program Assistant for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County's Ecology and Natural Resources Program
August 23, 2023

Welcome back to Volunteering In Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. So far, we have shared all about the ecology and natural ... READ MORE

Category: Camp, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Pgm_EcoNR, Volunteer, Volunteering_in_nature

Mary Ellen Boelhower: A Florida Master Naturalist Program Success Story

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June 22, 2023

Introducing Mary Ellen Boelhower A native of Louisiana, Mary Ellen grew up in Ponchatoula, a small town near New Orleans. She went on to study Wildlife Management and Forestry before moving to work for a statewide conservation organization ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Course, Ecology, Environmental Education, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Master Naturalist, Pgm_EcoNR, Wildlife
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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, Pgm_Gardens, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth

Energy improvements at Sarasota Housing Authority: That’s a wrap for the Annex!


June 10, 2022

Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) kicked off the summer by completing energy- and water-efficiency improvements for the last three floors at SHA’s Annex building in downtown Sarasota. Our team ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low-income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

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