UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County helps you build a better future, bringing together the resources of Sarasota County Government and the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).
As part of the national Extension system founded in 1914, we provide practical education to help you make informed choices. We translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to food systems, water and environmental resources, and youth and community resource development. View a
timeline of our history.
Backed by the commitment of Sarasota County Government to foster thriving, sustainable communities, we develop and deliver economically viable, environmentally sound, and socially equitable programs and services.
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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Twin Lakes Park, Green Building
6700 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL 34241
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday – Friday Plant Clinic Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Monday – Thursday
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Our thanks to UF President W. Kent Fuchs (left, in photo, alongside County Extension Directior Don Rainey) for dropping by our place to see what we're up to (hint: it's a LOT!). We promise to return the favor next time we're in Gainesville.
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Setting up the classroom to teach about marine debris #FloridaSeaGrant #SeaGrant
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Wonderfully written Herald-Tribune Media Group article and captivating photographs about fifth-grade students in our LIFE program. The program partners the resources and talents of UF IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Florida State Parks,
Friends of Florida State Parks, and, of course, the students and teachers of Sarasota County Schools to bring environmental learning to life, exploring nature and science on field trips to state and county parks.
Read the article, check out the photos, and then learn more about our ecology and natural resources education efforts at
h/t: Elizabeth Djinis, Mike Lang, Ed Explore SRQ More Posts