Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Volunteers's your community. Join the team!

Participate in the 2018 National Public Lands Day event at the Celery Fields on Saturday, Sept. 22. Register here for National Public Lands Day.

We welcome your participation in making Sarasota County the best place to live or visit. Volunteering connects you to others, increases self-confidence, improves your outlook, helps you to stay physically healthy, and brings fun and fulfillment to your life. Just ask a volunteer.

Sarasota County Volunteers together with our community partners really did make a difference in 2017! So far this fiscal year that began Oct. 1, 2017,  county volunteers and community partners have contributed 179,325 hours at a  national value of $4,427,534.00.

Legacy Trail Volunteers putting on bike helmets and getting ready to ride bikes.

For a complete list of volunteer opportunities, visit the volunteer opportunities page to find the right one for you and then complete the volunteer application. To update your existing volunteer account visit "My Account".
 Community Links
 Volunteer Documents
 Nathan Benderson Park  Volunteer Handbook
 Friends of SC History Center  Program Resolution
 Friends of the Legacy Trail  Volunteer Infographic 
 Volunteer Florida