Join us for the Spring Festival of Flowers and Flower Show!

The University of Florida, IFAS and the Pensacola State College Milton Campus invites you to join them for one of the largest festivals of the season Friday through Sunday, April 7 – 9. Friday & Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 9am – 4pm. Highlights: Many plant vendors, including the Santa Rosa Master Gardeners and UF Student …

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Project Learning Tree Workshop

Project Learning Tree Workshop Saturday, March 4, 2017 9 am until 3 pm Pensacola State College-Milton Campus Building 4300, room 4308 5988 US-90, Milton, FL Milton, FL 32583 Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning, interdisciplinary, environmental education program designed for formal and non-formal educators working with students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. PLT uses …

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What are Microplastics?

Free program “Microplastics: Tiny pieces causing big problems in our waters.” Join Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Sea Grant Extension agent, to learn about the impacts associated with microplastics pollution in our waters on Friday January 20 at 10 a.m. – Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. No registration required. …

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John Davy and Glen Strange Families Honored as Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year

On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the John Davy and Glen Strange families of Panhandle Growers, Inc. were honored as the 2016 Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year during the 50th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour. The daylong tour stopped at Panhandle Growers where Davy and Strange and their wives received the award …

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Take a Bite Out of Hunger!

Join UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Extension and the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help take a bite out of hunger by participating in our local peanut butter drive! This is the 5th year of providing our local food pantries with one of their most sought after staple foods. The Florida Peanut Producers Association will …

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Eclectic Gardening Class!

Eclectic gardening will be the topic of the October 24 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Florida Master Gardeners Jaci Zwierzchowski and Sandra Sherman will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the outdoor classroom under the oaks in the UF Milton Gardens. In the event of rain, the program will be held …

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Prepare for Lots of Rain!

The National Weather Service is predicting approximately 9 to 11 inches of rain for Santa Rosa County Tuesday through Saturday. This places the county in a significant threat area for flooding along rivers and creeks with flash floods possible. Be careful!

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Bonsai Class!

Bonsai will be the topic of the April 25 “Mondays in the Gardens” series at the Pensacola State College Milton campus, 5988 Highway 90 in Milton. Pierre Kaufke will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in room 4902 in the 4900 building at the back or north end of the campus. This …

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Farm Estate Planning: What Will Happen to Your Farm?

The question of what happens to the family farm is often riddled with many emotional opinions. So much so, that families may not communicate effectively about their wishes or plans.  Many life events can change the dynamics of a family farm.  Whether marriage, children, divorce, illness, retirement or death, significant events can require a plan …

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Join us for the 16th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration!!!

The importance of seagrasses has been getting a lot of attention in the media lately. Come join us to learn more about seagrasses, marine creatures that live in seagrasses, and learn how to protect them at the 16th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration! Seagrass Awareness is an annual free family event held at Shoreline Park South …

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