Escambia County Extension Calendar

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Aerospace Community Event and Youth Day Camp

4-H is partnering with the Northwest Florida Modelers club to bring our community a day of fun and aeronautical adventure as community members take part in watching amazing demonstrations and youth get hands on in learning about the science of flight. Everyone is welcome, but please register your youth with us at the 4-H office …

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4-H SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Summer brings great opportunities for youth to engage in adventures and educational experiences beyond the classroom environment. 4-H offers hands on learning opportunities through day camps and residential camp each year. This year we will offer camps that teach our community’s youth about the environment and wildlife, aerospace, heritage arts like sewing and canning, civic …

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Spring Garden Festival

SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL, Saturday, May 7 – 8:00 a.m. – Noon Join Escambia County Master Gardeners for garden demonstrations, plant information, and a plant sale this Saturday morning. Tour the beautiful gardens and ask one of the many volunteers about Florida Friendly plants and practices. Event will include children’s activities and the McGuire’s Pipe Band. …

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Health Advisory Issued for Bayou Chico and Fish Kill in Yellow River – water quality update April 29, 2016

We have an advisory and a fish kill this week… read more   RED TIDE The red tide persist off the coast of SW Florida though no fish kills were reported this week. There were background concentrations of Karenia brevis detected off of Okaloosa County.   FISH KILLS for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties 19 …

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Lionfish Removal & Awareness Day

Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Flier May 14 – 15, 2016 Lionfish tastings Fillet demonstrations Family activities Celebrity chefs Raffles and prizes Conservation vendors Visit:  http://ReefRangers.com/Event-info  

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Water Quality Update – April 22, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection only sampled Bayou Texar this week. The Escambia County Health Department only sampled Bayou’s Texar and at Sander’s Beach at the mouth of Bayou Chico – these data all look fine.   RED TIDE Red tide continues in Pinellas and Manatee counties – Pinellas has reported fish kills and …

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Does Money Grow on Your Trees?

Landowners in Florida’s Escambia and surrounding counties are invited to attend a valuable workshop: May 20, 2016 from 9: 00 am – 2:00 pm Sign in at 8:45 am Molino Community Center 6450 Highway 95-A North Molino, FL 32577 This workshop is  free and includes lunch catered by Sonny’s and provided to you by the …

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Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for April?

Continuing our monthly series of “what’s in season for this month?” we take a look at April.   Several species that were in season for March are still in season now – those include: Clams, Oysters, Pompano, Pink Shrimp, Snapper, Blue Crab, and Spanish Mackerel.  Spanish Mackerel are listed as “in peak season” for Alabama …

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Water Quality Update – April 15, 2016

These samples were collected on Tuesday before the rain began – so all looks well… but you might be cautious around the bayous – we have had 3 straight days of rain since. Only 4 stations were sampled this week.   RED TIDE Red tide continues in Pinellas and Manatee counties – Pinellas has reported …

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2016 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program

The Master Goat and Sheep Producer’s Certification Program is a comprehensive training program which offers classes in the nutrition management, herd health, marketing, risk management, financial management, pasture management and so much more. 2016 GoatSheepMW http://www.cvent.com/events/master-goat-and-sheep-certification-program/event-summary-ef576e1322a04178b34533109c9b43f7.aspx

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