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UF/IFAS Extension
Sarasota County

A county, state and federal partnership, we translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to 4-H youth development; agriculture; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and sustainability.

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sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
941.861.9900
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Closing up your Florida home: security considerations
In our final post to this six-part series, we will provide some security considerations as you prepare your home for an extended stay away. Whether you are leaving for a month or several months, you want to protect your home from intruders

05/17/2019

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EVENT: Preparing for the storm
Hurricane season is fast approaching, and now is the time to get ready. Whether you're a long-time resident or someone new to the area, our free, one-hour "Hurricane Preparedness" class will help you brace for the June-November storm season

04/16/2019

Extension throws volunteer appreciation party
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognized its volunteers at the annual volunteer appreciation party held at Selby Public Library. Over 70 of the 240 Extension volunteers attended the brunch and represented the 4-H, Community Garden, Energy Upgrade, Natural Resources, Master Gardener and Florida Waters Stewardship programs

04/22/2019

Closing up your Florida home: security considerations
In our final post to this six-part series, we will provide some security considerations as you prepare your home for an extended stay away. Whether you are leaving for a month or several months, you want to protect your home from intruders

05/17/2019

Love is in the air… and all over the car windshield
The few things we can count on in Florida in the spring – heat, humidity, sunshine, and lovebugs. Yes, those small, black bugs that are everywhere, but especially splattered across the front of our cars

05/15/2019

Extension volunteers, others honored by county
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County volunteers joined others from the Human Services, Keep Sarasota County Beautiful, Libraries and Historical Resources and Parks departments on April 10 to celebrate National Volunteer Month. Twelve volunteers represented Extension at the 5th Annual Sarasota County Volunteer Recognition Event for their outstanding achievements for the 2017-18 fiscal year, including: Tammy Boyce, Cynthia Greisiger,

04/25/2019

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    Extension throws volunteer appreciation party
    UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognized its volunteers at the annual volunteer appreciation party held at Selby Public Library. Over 70 of the 240 Extension volunteers attended the brunch and represented the 4-H, Community Garden, Energy Upgrade, Natural Resources, Master Gardener and Florida Waters Stewardship programs

    04/22/2019

    Closing up your Florida home: bedrooms and beyond
    This is the fourth post in our six-part series on how to prepare your Florida home if you'll be away for an extended time. We've talked previously about what procedures to follow for the kitchen and bath areas

    04/19/2019