FOSCP: 15 Years of Accomplishments

Updated September 26, 2017 2001 – 2002 Various groups had formed to assist county staff by performing various services in the parks.  These groups were limited in their ability to assist the County and to raise and save money, because...

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Stroll. Garden. Get Fit. It’s October

  A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events. Woodland Stroll on the Pocono Join Sarasota County Environmental Specialist, Jeff Weber, as he leads you on a leisurely stroll through the shady woodlands at Pocono Trail Preserve in Nokomis. Enjoy the beautiful live oak...

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Wednesday’s Phillippi Farmhouse Market is back!

Greetings! The Phillippi Farmhouse Market re-opens for its 9th season on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4!  Sarasota's only mid-week Farmers Market is open every Wednesday, October through the month of April from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and it's FREE with ample parking.  The...

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A Celebration of Lifelong Well-Being!

FOSCP is excited to participate in the upcoming Age-Friendly Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sarasota Fairgrounds (3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL). Inspired by the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative and presented by The Patterson...

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National Estuary Program seeks you

View this email in your browser National Estuaries Week 2017: Two Days to Celebrate Since 1988, National Estuaries Week has celebrated the many ways we all benefit from healthy and thriving coastal ecosystems. Join SBEP and partners Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department and Tampa Bay Estuary...

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Phillippi Farmhouse Returns in October!

  Coming Back in October Phillippi Farmhouse Market! . Look for our October issue as Philippi Farmhouse Market opens for it's 9th season.  October through April Volunteer! Become a Sarasota County volunteer! Meaningful opportunities and flexible hours available for people of all...

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September Nature Events in our Parks

National Public Lands Day is Sept. 30 - calling all Volunteers!      A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events.   WEB SITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION!   The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources portion of the Sarasota County web site...

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2017 International Coastal Cleanup – Volunteer!

  To register to volunteer for this event, go to the Sarasota County Volunteer Page.

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VENICE ROCKS THE DOWNTOWN VENICE FARMERS MARKET!

  Please plan to join us this Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9 to 11 AM at the Venice Farmers Market in the 200 Block of Tampa Avenue W., for a FREE ROCK PAINTING event for children of all ages...

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August is here – Parks as fitness portal

  A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events.   WEB SITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION!   The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources portion of the Sarasota County web site is under construction at this time. We apologize if you are experiencing...

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