Often underrecognized for their contributions to our environment, bats play a pivotal role in keeping insect populations under control while also providing fertilization and pollination services.
Emerging from their roosts at ... READ MORE
It is well known that plants and gardening can promote wellbeing. Most of you reading this are likely gardeners or plant enthusiasts who have first hand experience with the myriad benefits caring for our green friends can impart. Caring for ... READ MORE
This fall, the St. Johns County Extension Office will be Growing Local!
For many years, we have hosted the Datil Pepper Fall Festival the first weekend of October in St. Augustine at the Ag Center. While we have enjoyed bringing the community ... READ MORE
4-H Horticulture State Contest
The Florida 4-H State Horticulture Identification and Judging Contest took place in June at the Alachua County Extension Office in Newberry. This contest provided an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their ... READ MORE
Do you want to know what all the 4-H buzz is about? Read on to get a glimpse into our first summer day camp of the 2022 year!
The 4-H Bugs & Blooms Cloverbud Summer Day Camp kicked off the start to a long list of exciting camps for St. ... READ MORE
It happens every so often. A youth is struggling with their project work, and a parent swoops in to rescue them. Is this helping or hovering? Leaders may perceive that these parents are slowing down the development of the Essential Element ... READ MORE
Do you want to learn how to build the FUN in your meetings?
Throughout the 4-H year, our leaders and youth members meet once a month to conduct their 4-H club meeting. A 4-H club meeting is comprised of three parts: recreation, business, and ... READ MORE
Summer is around the corner and that means summer day camp registration is open. St. Johns County 4-H is offering 13 different summer day camps. They are taught by 4-H agents and volunteer club leaders. The volunteer club leaders share ... READ MORE
Celebrate American Wetlands Month in May. According to the US Census Bureau between 2010 and 2020, the number of people per square mile rose by 44% in St. Johns County. This growth means fewer wetlands and fewer wetlands mean ... READ MORE
In a 2021 in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE