Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability and Sarasota County Public Utilities are offering a new course to help residents save water and money in their homes. "Every Drop Counts: Water Conservation Inside Your Home" will help residents understand where their water comes from, how it is treated and specific strategies to reduce water usage in the kitchen, bathrooms, appliances and pool.
Sarasota County Public Utilities announced this week that the 2014 Sarasota County Drinking Water Report is now available online. In an effort to save tax payer's the cost of printing and postage the Public Utility Department has elected to provide the 2014 Consumer Confidence Report electronically. The report details the high quality of Sarasota
Parents who are looking for healthy activities for their kids this summer can find a great one at the Kids' Summer Beach Runs presented by Sarasota County Parks and Recreation and New Balance Sarasota.
The community has a chance to guide the future of parks, preserves and recreation services in Sarasota County over the next 20 years by participating in an online survey, but the deadline to do so is July 5.
Stand Up Fight Back as a group became involved in actively opposing a proposed dump at the Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida, in February of 2017. I personally had been following the issue from abroad in Sweden and upon my return in Jan 2017 our steering committed agreed to officially proceed. I headed up the Celery Fields wing of our group and immediately began organizing events and public outreach to the County Commissioners. Along with hundreds of activists, thousand of hours and a massive amount of money, we won an impressive victory on August 23rd 2017 in defeating an industrial waste concrete crushing construction and yard debris facility situated within the 450 acres that is the Celery Fields.Dozens of members of our group were actively involved and showed up at every event, town hall, private meeting and all the public hearings. I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart to the top of the Celery Fields hill.This is a list of …