Community Development & Climate Change

Bicyclist on bike path. UF/IFAS File Photo

The Family and Community Development Program focuses on educational programs in the areas of: 

  • Household Budgeting
  • Community Resources
  • Family Resource Management
  • Consumer Fraud

This program facilitates the development of community based solutions to local needs including: 

  • Volunteer Resources
  • Community Resource Development
  • Disaster Preparation

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Extension has provided leadership in sustainability and green government since 2005 and is the county liaison for the Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee.

Extension assisted with the management of a $3 Million State Energy Program energy efficiency grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and Climate Commission (FECC). 

Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee Meetings occur every month at the Marathon Government Center. If you are interested in attending, contact Alicia Betancourt.