Category: Agriculture

  • Know the dangers of button batteries

    September 12, 2023 by Post The study showed that children under the age of five are at the greatest risk for injury from swallowing tiny “button” lithium batteries. Dangers of button batteries Between 2010 and 2019, more than 7,000 people visited the emergency room due to battery-related injuries, according to a study published in Pediatrics…

  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation awards $30,000 to Conservation Foundation

    Myakka Headwaters Preserve by Sam Valentin OSPREY, FL (August 24, 2023) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast recently received two $15,000 grants from Gulf Coast Community Foundation. These grants were made possible through Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Katherine Naismith Witten Fund at Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Both grants support Conservation Foundation’s land management…

  • Nature and culture set the stage at the 2023 EcoSummit and Green Living Expo in Sarasota

    Renowned Florida author Carl Hiaasen will be featured during ‘Florida Stories with Carl Hiaasen’ the evening of December 5 | Photo by Elena Seibert SARASOTA, FL – For more than two decades, the Science and Environment Council (SEC) – a not-for-profit consortium of the 40 leading science-based environmental nonprofit and government organization in Sarasota and…

  • How to Get a Hazmat Endorsement in 2023

    Getting a hazmat endorsement is like adding a new chapter to your driving story. You’ll be able to transport hazardous materials safely and securely. This guide will walk you through the process step-by-step. Use the CDL Hazmat practice test to prepare, and you’ll be on your way to success. Why Do You Need The Endorsement?…

  • ACS Laboratory Expands Testing Scope and Introduces Amanita Mushroom Testing Panels for Product Safety and Compliance

    ACS Laboratory, the largest hemp and cannabis testing facility in the Eastern U.S., launched a comprehensive Amanita mushroom testing program. Its analytical panels cater to the burgeoning Amanita industry, providing accurate and reliable results for potency, purity and compliance. ACS Laboratory’s cutting-edge program allows innovative brands to offer the highest quality products while adhering to…

  • How to foil phishing scams

    Social media is a malicious hacker’s playground. Social media is a malicious hacker’s playground. Cybercriminals want your personal information and continue to find new ways to gain access. So, if you’re going to stop a phishing expedition, it’s a matter of knowing what to look for. About phishing Hackers up to no good often try…

  • Philanthroptist Helps West Klosterman Preserve Double Donations

    Sally McConnell, educator and philanthopist, is doubling donations to save the West Klosterman Preserve through Sept. 30. TARPON SPRINGS – Efforts to save the West Klosterman Preserve, a 14-acre tract of virgin land at the west end of Klosterman Road, have received a boost from an ardent supporter. From Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, all…

  • How to Incorporate Sustainable Practices into Property Management

    Sustainable property management not only helps to reduce environmental impact but also promotes cost savings, which is good for business. Did you know that the real estate industry is responsible for approximately 40% of the world’s global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions? This alarming statistic highlights the importance of incorporating sustainable practices into property management operations.…

  • Rita B. LaMere Memorial Foundation awards $20,000 to Conservation Foundation

    Don Pedro Island State Park Addition by Susan Smart OSPREY, FL (June 13, 2023) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast recently received a $20,000 grant from the Rita B. LaMere Memorial Foundation. The grant supports the not-for-profit’s vital work to protect the land and water in Southwest Florida for the benefit of people and nature.…

  • Science and Environment Council Hosts Growing Green Reception

    PHOTO ID: L-R David Shafer, Elizabeth Moore, Jon Thaxton, Jennifer Shafer, Jeff Vredenburg, Matt Sauer Event celebrates the launch of the SEC’s December events, the EcoSummit and Green Living Expo SARASOTA, FL – On June 9, the Science and Environment Council (SEC) and philanthropist Elizabeth Moore hosted the Growing Green Reception to announce details of…