Events

Events

  • Feb 17, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Online Zoom with PSI
    Listen, learn and ask questions about Extended Producer Responsibility and the federal bill (BFPPA) seeking approval in the 117th congress. Product Stewardship Institute's Sydney Harris & Brendan Adamczyk will be our presenters and were integral to writing the EPR portion of the BFPPA.
  • Oct 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Online Event
    The 15th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop – "Transforming to New Ways Forward" – will virtually bring together the community to discuss a variety of up-to-date sustainability topics presented by our expert speakers. Register early through ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com
  • Jul 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
    Story of Plastic Panel Discussion
    This film traces the destructive lifespan of plastics across 3 continents and sheds light on a global movement calling for change.
  • Apr 22, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Selby Five Points Park, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Come on over on your lunch break and celebrate our earth with us at Selby Five Points Park. We'll have a table along with many others. Offering tips and suggestions, raffles and food trucks!
  • Nov 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Ce, 525 Kumquat Ct, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Join us at Fogartyville for Activist Tuesday for an informational evening regarding the recycling (or lack of) in the Sarasota County School system and what the students are doing about it. Hear about Coral Gables and their fight to ban single-use plastic in their community.
  • Nov 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    8750 Bee Ridge Rd, 8750 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34241, USA
    The event will feature food trucks, live music, interactive activities for both children and adults, educational demonstrations and informational displays. Last year’s student recycled art contest was a big success, so we will be continuing the tradition and hosting the second annual student recycle
  • Jul 05, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
    Ted Sperling Park Trail - Playground, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Come join Rethinking Plastic at Ted Sperling Park on South Lido to clean up after the Fourth of July festivities.
  • Jun 17, 2019, 1:30 PM
    Sarasota City Hall, 1565 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Please come to the meeting to support the proposed regulation of polystyrene and plastic straws on city properties and more!
  • Jun 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Ken Thompson PW @ City Island Park, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Join us for the 5th Annual Sarasota County Seagrass Survey at the Sarastota Sailing Squadron (1717 Ken Thomphson Parkw). The Seagrass Survey is June 15, 2019. Following the Seagrass Survey, stay for a Seagrass Festival! This FREE, family-friendly festival will feature educational exhibits, hands-on
  • Apr 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Seagrass Survey is a free citizen science event to increase awareness about the importance of seagrass habitat. Survey volunteers head out into Sarasota Bay to count and identify seagrass species for the County's Seagrass Monitoring Program. Afterwards, they can enjoy music and lunch and explore
  • Apr 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Five Points Park, N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - Join the City of Sarasota, Sarasota County Government and UF/IFAS Extension of Sarasota County to learn about energy efficiency, stormwater pollution, composting, native plants, electric vehicles, Arbor Day and more! https://www.facebook.com/events/417103718862736/?ti=as
  • Apr 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
    Student Affairs at New College is planing an Earth Day festival from 11 am - 2 pm. A major component of this event is having community coordinators present to show local activism in Sarasota while educating students on environmentalism. There will be food, music, games, and giveaways.
  • Apr 13, 2019, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Come help Join the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program for a paddle cleanup of the Sarasota Bayfront near the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Centennial Park, and the 6th Street Canal.
  • Mar 30, 2019, 8:30 PM – Mar 31, 2019, 9:30 PM
    Sarasota, Sarasota, FL, USA
    This Earth Hour, join millions around the world to turn off the lights and speak up about why nature matters. #Connect2Earth www.earthhour.org
  • Feb 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM
    Selby Library, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Come learn about the new local movements regarding single-use plastic in Sarasota, Venice and Northport as well as in Tallahassee. Learn about helping restaurants be BADFive Free and jumping on to our state-wide coalition letter to the Governor.
  • Feb 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Siesta Beach, Siesta Beach, Florida 34242, USA
  • Feb 02, 2019, 12:01 AM
    Location is TBD
    Wetlands – world’s most valuable ecosystem – disappearing three times faster than forests, warns new report.
  • Dec 12, 2018, 12:01 AM
    Worldwide
    Mountain Day dates back to at least 1838..