Real estate

Free Class Covers How to 'Close Up' Your Florida Home

Unoccupied homes in Florida are targets for mildew growth, storm damage, pests and other issues.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Environment

Free Workshop Offers Tips on How to Save Energy, Water

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences office is offering the class on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

02/04/2019 By Staff

Environment

Free Panel Examines Science of Harmful Algal Blooms and Red Tide

Experts will discuss the science behind harmful algal blooms and the effects of red tide at a free panel that runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Environment

Free Workshop Covers Inexpensive Energy-Saving Upgrades

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences office is offering the workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27.

09/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Food and Agricultural Sciences Office Names New Director

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and Sustainability office recently hired Lee Hayes Byron.

04/04/2018 By Staff

Environment

Class Covers Environmentally Friendly Lawn, Landscape Maintenance

The University of Florida and Sarasota County are providing a training in green practices in lawn and landscape management and pest control.

07/25/2017 By staff

Environment

Sarasota County Launching 12-Month Composting Study

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Sarasota County's Solid Waste Division are looking for single-family home residents with an interest in composting.

07/10/2017 By staff

Environment

Free Green Building Design Class Takes Place June 14

University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences extension office in Sarasota County and the county's sustainability department are offering a free class in local green building design.

06/09/2017 By staff

Energy

Solar Power Basics Explained Wednesday

University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences extension office in Sarasota County is leading a class on the basics of solar energy for Florida homeowners.

05/12/2017 By staff

Environment

Workshop Offers Sustainability Tips, Resources

Attendees will receive a free do-it-yourself energy-saving kit worth up to $30.

05/16/2016 Research by staff