So where does all the water from a summer rainstorm go?
It rushes off rooftops onto yards and driveways; from there it picks up fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemical pollutants before flowing into a nearby storm drain. This stormwater ... READ MORE
The Taylor County 4-H Renegades horse club recently traveled to Clay County for the Area Horse show. Two local youths competed and qualified for the State Horse Show that will be held in July.
Senior 4-H Member Hannah Colson with her horse ... READ MORE
4-H Embryology project
If you have visited Taylor County Primary School recently, you discovered more than just students learning. You also encountered more than 60 fertilized eggs in incubators. Youth in Mrs. Wolfe VPK Class and 1st graders ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has led many of us to alter our usual routines. With such dramatic changes, including access and comfort with going to the gym or fitness centers, we are all more open to negative mental and physical health problems. In ... READ MORE
If the COVID-19 pandemic has brought anything to our lives, it may very well be the opportunity for self-care, stress management and more physical activity. Sadly, for many, it has become a time of stress, weight gain, depression, and decreased ... READ MORE
Big Bend Shellfish Trail
Florida's Big Bend is one of the last places in Florida with wide swaths of undeveloped coastline. Here, natural shorelines mix with abundant wildlife and clean water to produce amazing visitor experiences. But, many ... READ MORE
Chronic Disease and COVID-19
For many Americans, healthy lifestyles are important for the proper management of chronic conditions such as overweight/obesity, hypertension (high blood pressure), and type 2 diabetes (sugar/diabetes). However, ... READ MORE
LIVE COVID SMART
is a community program dedicated to advancing health in Florida’s rural counties. Through our organizational and community partners, we engage in the promotion of physical health and mental wellness and educate community ... READ MORE
With 2022 underway, millions of Americans have set a goal to improve their health this year. Let’s take a look at the new or reinvented fitness trends that are popular this year and how the pandemic has impacted how people workout.
The top ... READ MORE
Many boaters wonder why there are so many different types of markers out there in navigational waters, and how they work. Well, it works just like road signs, and they are as important to keep us safe in the water. On the road, ... READ MORE