Educating with Extension Newsletters

Each month, the Extension Service publishes a newsletter about its exciting programs and events both past and upcoming. See what we are doing and how you can become involved. 

For our February 2020 newsletter, we featured an article written by our UF-IFAS Sea Grant Agent, Shelly Krueger, recapping the 2020 Seafood Festival, which was held in Key West:

"The Monroe CoShelly and Doug at the 2020 Seafood Festival, photo credit Shelly Kruegerunty Extension Office is busy  every Martin Luther King weekend working with our local commercial fishermen and women at the Florida Keys Seafood Festival. This year was the 15th Florida Keys Seafood  Festival in Key West at Bayview Park. The Monroe County Extension Service established this annual 2-day seafood festival in 2006 in response to Hurricane Wilma that impacted the Keys in October, 2005. Hurricane Wilma resulted in substantial flooding and reduced the ability of many commercial fishermen and women to participate in the spiny lobster and stone crab fisheries that are the most productive during the autumn season..."

To read the article, and find events and programs of the Extension Service, check out the February 2020 Newsletter

If you, or someone you know, would like to begin receiving these newsletters, please contact UF-IFAS Monroe County Extension Services at monroe@ifas.ufl.edu or (305) 292-4501. 

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