Duke Energy Grants Benefit Florida Natural Resources And Species Conservation

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.

National Weather Service Offers Free Weather Spotter Training To Residents Of East Central Florida

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.

Four Volusia County Libraries To Distribute Emergency Preparedness Materials This Saturday

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.

University Of Florida And Dalton Education Team Up To Offer Certified Financial Planning Online Course

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.

Florida Lottery Announces Bonus Cash Fridays Are Back For A Limited Time

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.

Lake County Woman Claims $1 Million From Monopoly Bonus Spectacular Florida Lottery Game

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.

St. Johns River Water Management District Offers Online Educational Resources For Teachers And Homeschoolers

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.

University Of Central Florida Researchers Develop Artificial Intelligence to Detect Fentanyl To Protect First Responders

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.

Stetson University Named One Of The Leading Undergraduate Institutions In The Country

For the sixth consecutive year, Stetson University has been
recognized as one of the leading undergraduate institutions in the country by Princeton Review.