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UF/IFAS Extension: WEBINAR - Earth Day 50: Impacts of Cattle Ranches

Free Event

  • Date: 07/16/2020 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Learn about the impacts of livestock rangelands on ecosystems and communities

Ranching has been a key part of Florida life throughout much of the state's history. Learn how cattle ranches and rangelands affect communities and the environment, with a focus on Manatee and Sarasota counties. It's not always as it seems, as you'll see in our free "Impacts of Catte Ranches" webinar, part of our monthly series anchored around the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. 

Register early for this event at Once registered through Eventbrite, the system will send you a confirmation email with the webinar link.

Other topics in this webinar series, co-hosted by UF/IFAS Extension offices in Sarasota and Manatee counties, include:


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  • What is Sustainability?

  • Introduction to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

  • Trees for Health and Well-being

  • What's the Big Deal About Microplastics

  • 4-H Life

  • Sustainable Marine Fisheries (Catch and Release)

  • Home Environment Safety


  • Impacts of Cattle Ranches

Upcoming (check for listings as they become available)

  • 08/20: Lawns to Wildflowers

  • 09/17: Sustainable Seafood

  • 10/15: Components of Sustainable Food Systems

  • 11/19: Sustainable Holidays Preparations

  • 12/17: Backyards for Birds

Note that each webinar will be held from noon to 12:45 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, in April to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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For questions or further information, please call 941-861-5000, or email Armando Ubeda, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Sea Grant agent, at or Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County horticulture agent, at

If you require special accommodations to attend one of our events, please contact us in advance at 941-861-5000 or

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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