Tag Archive: Ways

Snorkeling… 5 Ways to Safely Enjoy Our Nearshore Snorkel Reefs

It’s that time of year… the air is warming and spring break has begun. Crowds of locals and visitors have begun to descend on area beaches to enjoy the panhandle sunshine and waterways, and safety is always a concern. One of the many water activities visitors can enjoy are snorkeling our nearshore reefs. From St. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/11/snorkeling-5-ways-to-safely-enjoy-our-nearshore-snorkel-reefs/

Ways to Water Safety

Do you know how to properly fit a life jacket?  Photo credit Washington County Extension. Like Dr. Seuss said, “It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how.”  With over 11,000 miles of rivers, streams and waterways, 4,136 miles of beaches, coastlines, and shorelines, and 4,308 square miles of total water area, Floridians …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/24/ways-to-water-safety/

3 Ways You Can Help Keep Our Bays Healthy

Following a previous article on the number of ways you can help sea turtles, this week we will look at ways that local residents can help keep our waterways clean. Poor water quality is a concern all over the country, and so it is locally as well. When we have heavy rain all sorts of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/3-ways-you-can-help-keep-our-bays-healthy/

New Ways to Receive News From Volunteering in the Panhandle

  Volunteering in the Panhandle is a publication for 4-H volunteers and is provided by 4-H Extension Agents in Northwest Florida. The team of 4-H Extension Agents in the Northwest District of Florida are very excited to be launching our Volunteering in the Panhandle Facebook page and Twitter feed.  Please like us, follow us, or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/31/new-ways-to-receive-news-from-volunteering-in-the-panhandle/