The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded nearly $355,000 to 10 nonprofits committed to protecting and restoring Florida’s natural resources. The grants will fund programs that protect and rehabilitate Florida wildlife, as well as conserve and restore native habitats. The grants also support environmental education and help preserve Florida’s natural resources, including its waterways.
Have you ever wanted to learn to be a trained weather spotter? You’ll have two opportunities in October, and the training is free and conveniently available from the comfort of your own computer, cell phone or tablet. It’s called SKYWARN training, and it’s geared toward anyone interested in learning more about our Florida weather.
The “Prepare With Pedro” activity books will be among the children’s safety materials that Volusia County’s Emergency Management staff will distribute this Saturday at four libraries around Volusia County.
The University of Florida’s (UF) College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences has selected leading financial planning education solutions provider Dalton Education, to offer a new CFP® certification education program for financial planning professionals.
The Flagler County Public Library Palm Coast Branch will extend its hours – including two evenings – beginning Monday to assist K-12 students.
The Florida Lottery is excited to announce the third annual Bonus Cash Fridays Promotion! Every Friday in September, the FANTASY 5® prize pool will be increased to include 50% more cash available for prizes.
The Florida Lottery announces that Shawn Valentine-Garcia, 50, of Groveland, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Take an online adventure into the world of water — visit the St. Johns River Water Management District’s updated educational webpages. The District’s online water education resources can help teachers, homeschoolers and lifelong learners discover more about Florida’s water resources through webinars, at-home activities, videos and more.
To help keep first responders safe, University of Central Florida researchers have developed an artificial intelligence method that not only rapidly and remotely detects the powerful drug fentanyl, but also teaches itself to detect any previously unknown derivatives made in clandestine batches.
For the sixth consecutive year, Stetson University has been
recognized as one of the leading undergraduate institutions in the country by Princeton Review.