Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources will host the Fifth Annual Youth Fall Fishing Tournament at 8:30 a.m.Saturday, Sept. 17, at Manasota Beach in Englewood. The event is for children 14
Its time to clean out the garage and gather discarded household items, junk and yard waste. Sarasota County will hold its annual free community cleanup in the Laurel area from 8 a.m. to noon,Saturday, Sept. 17.
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County and Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources are hosting their second annual Free Family 5K Walk/Run event onSaturday, Sept. 24 at Nokomis Beach, 100 Casey Key Road, Nokomis. The race begins promptly at 8 a.m., rain or shine.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources staff will host a volunteer event honoring the 23rd Annual National Public Lands Day from 9 a.m. to noon at Pinecraft Park, 1420 Gilbert Ave., Sarasota.
Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 11th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, to be held Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Event and Conference Center, 4740 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota.
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 …