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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.

6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Wild Sarasota Spotlight: cunning coyotes
Shrewd and sly, coyotes have earned a reputation as cunning creatures, but many of us know little about the wild canines that inhabit our neighborhoods. And much less about how to live with them


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National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) events!
NISAW is Feb. 28 through March 04 National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread


Extension’s 108th Anniversary
This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s also the 108th anniversary of an obscure piece of legislation that might also play an important role in your life


Wild Sarasota Spotlight: white-tailed deer
Deer seem to be all around, but even as a common species across Florida, many of us know surprisingly little about the white-tailed deer that span our state, support our economy, and sustain some of our endangered populations. We "deer" you to learn more with us, so read on or watch the Wild Sarasota: White-tailed Deer Webinar


Wild Sarasota Spotlight: owl adaptations
Florida is home to 5 species of owls each with their own special characteristics and abilities. While it seems everyone wants to be as wise as an owl, there are many other adaptations that make owls enviable


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    Shred Medic joins the Sarasota Green Business Partnership
    We're proud to announce our latest Green Business partner:  Shed Medic About Shred Medic Shred Medic is an independently owned service company serving the Gulf Coast and Central Region of Florida. They provide a one-stop service to coordinate document shredding and destruction, records storage and scanning, and


    Got oranges?
    When people think of Florida, they often think of sandy beaches, sunshine and.


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