Federal and State Fisheries Regulations and Management Workshops

Federal and State Recreational Fisheries Regulations & Management Workshop Okaloosa and Santa Rosa County University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant are hosting two Fisheries Regulations & Management Workshops Feb. 24in Pensacola and Feb. 25 in Destin. Topics include federal and state fisheries management and regulation updates, new publications, and new tools/techniques in …

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Navigating the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Process

The Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process is used by federal natural resource trustees in response to damages to natural resources due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill set into motion the largest Natural Resource Damage Assessment in history. A natural resource damage assessment is the process used by natural …

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Note: SSHW Challenge

If you tried to sign up for the Small Steps to Health & Wealth Challenge today, there was a glitch in the system. It has been fixed! The challenge begins on February 2nd and runs through March 29. Make small changes in your nutrition and saving habits and qualify to win great prizes! Specific instructions …

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2013 Take a Bite Out of Hunger!

    The 2013 Take a Bite Out of Hunger, Peanut Butter Food Drive is back again.  Join your local extension office in supporting local farmers and those who are in need!

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24th Annual Peanut Festival

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Women and Money: Unique Issues

Women are more likely than men to carry a credit card balance, make the minimum payment on their credit cards and be charged a late fee. Join us for the “Women and Money: Unique Issues” educational series on October 1, 8 and 15, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The 3-part series costs $20 per …

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Host a Canning Party!

Interested in learning to make delicious jams, jellies, pickles or salsa? Host a canning party! All you need is a few friends (4-8 people total) and space for prepping and cutting the food. Of course, party snacks don’t hurt to have on the side. Call UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County at 850-623-3868 for more information.

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Florida Seafood: Keeping it Safe and Delicious

Florida seafood is a key part of a healthy diet but it’s important to stick to the following USDA food safety guidelines whether you’re preparing or eating this delicious lean meat: * Whether in the store or at home, keep all cooked seafood completely separate from raw seafood. * Use soap and water to wash …

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Diabetic? Quick Summer Travel Tips

Have diabetes? Don’t let it interfere with summer fun. Taking a few precautions ahead of time can ensure less stress whether you’re playing locally or hitting the road. Here are some tips from the CDC for safe summer travels:                                                  (Photocredit: dreamstime.com) * Don’t forget your meds – Pack twice the amount of supplies you need, …

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Hot Dog! Have a Happy Fourth of July.

(Author: Gail Ready, Family Nutrition Program) Happy 4th of July! About 150 million hot dogs will be consumed on the 4th of July in the United States. Although we can’t recommend hot dogs as the healthiest food choice, if you are among those Americans doing the consuming consider reading the labels of hot dog packages. …

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