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UF/IFAS Extension
Charlotte County

Charlotte County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Charlotte County government, to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

charlotte@ifas.ufl.edu
941.764.4340
25550 Harbor View Rd #3
Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Are you interested in becoming a Charlotte County Master Gardener?
It is not too late to apply for the Master Gardener Program. We are accepting applications until February 9th, 2018

01/30/2018

What's Going on Near You

2018 Landscape Gardening Series
The annual Landscape Gardening Series sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Charlotte County Master Gardeners will begin Friday, January 26th.  Six sessions are scheduled to be held at the Charlotte County Environmental Campus, 25550 Harbor View Road, Port Charlotte from 9:30 to 11:30 AM

01/02/2018

Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic?
By Pam Phillippe Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic? Fresh air and the aroma are enough to tempt any appetite, whether it is around a 4-H campfire or at a family cookout in the backyard. A simple outdoor meal can be just as nutritious and appetizing as those meals prepared at home

11/20/2017

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

The Importance of Social Competencies
By Pam Phillippe Growing up is a lot like learning to play the piano.  You need to learn some basic skills and you need someone to teach you those skills

11/20/2017

Hand Washing and Petting Zoos
By Pam Phillippe Fair time is just around the corner, and with fairs come petting zoos.  Keeping your children safe around fair and petting zoo animals is important, including good hand washing hygiene

11/20/2017

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    Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic?
    By Pam Phillippe Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic? Fresh air and the aroma are enough to tempt any appetite, whether it is around a 4-H campfire or at a family cookout in the backyard. A simple outdoor meal can be just as nutritious and appetizing as those meals prepared at home

    11/20/2017

    Eating Well in The Morning
    By Pam Phillippe Skipping breakfast is a no-brainer – literally. Skip breakfast, and your brain and body suffer all day

    11/20/2017