Registration is now open for the 16th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 10. The City of Sarasota is an organizing partner for the event, presented by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County.

This year’s workshop, themed “Roots of Sustainability,” will be held virtually. Featured speakers throughout the day include Meg Lowman, a global pioneer of canopy science; activist and humanitarian Rob Greenfield; and Tai Simpson, Indigenous activist and community organizer. Topics will include climate change, indigenous perspectives, water quality, urban agriculture, local projects and getting involved, and much more.

Registration is  $10 for the general public and $5 for students, and includes access to a live, full-day workshop with expert speakers and breakout sessions. Financial assistance to attend is available. For more information, visit the event website.

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