UF/IFAS Extension
Lee County

Our mission is to respond to Lee County issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture & natural resources, horticulture, 4-H youth development, marine education, Florida yards and neighborhoods, and family and consumer sciences.

(239) 533-4312
3410 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Lee County 4-H: FAQ
Lee County 4-H: Frequently Asked Questions Q: What is 4-H? A: 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. It is the youth development program of UF/IFAS Extension


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Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice – Mar 20th, 2019 – North Fort Myers Recreation Center
The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests


Beneficial Garden Bugs: The Good Flies
Not all bugs are alike.  Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season


Lee County 4-H: 2021 County Events
Lee County 4-H County Events April 10th, 2021 Hybrid Event for the 2020-2021 Year Welcome! We are excited to offer you a new twist on County Events for the 2020-2021 Year. To better accommodate all our youth and families, we are bringing you a modified way to participate! Many of the contests available on the county level this year are available in either


Having A Record Year? Lee County 4-H Performance Standard Awards and Guidelines
Have you ever questioned why turning in Record Books at the end of the year was a thing in 4-H? A lot of unspoken hours and hard work goes into youth's completion of their 4-H Projects.  Performance Standard Awards are a way to not only gain recognition for completing 4-H activities, but implement careful planning and development that enhances a youth's personal growth and life skills


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    For the Record: Livestock Record Book Help Guide Series
    With the excitement of fair right around the corner, comes the reality of preparation. Youth are starting to work with their animals more frequently, gather their show supplies, and put the final touches on their record books


    Father’s Day feature: a family’s love for the water becomes an act of service
    To the Wetzel family, a perfect day is one spent on the water fishing and enjoying each other’s company. For the past 10 years, they have added a volunteer component to their outdoors time by collecting samples for Florida LAKEWATCH