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. 

View from the Dias panel at 2019 Climate Summit in Key West, Photo credit Kristen LivengoodFor our January 2020 newsletter, we featured an article written by our UF-IFAS County Extension Director, Alicia Betancourt, recapping the 2019 Climate Leadership Summit, which was held in Key West:

"Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe counties form the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact. Each year the Compact holds a  Climate Leadership Summit to share knowledge and contribute to the region’s community of practice on climate action. The Summit was held in Key West, December 3-5th and the theme for this year’s event was “Bridging the Gap”, which reflects the Compact’s efforts to bridge the gap between climate change issues and resiliency across the region. Roman Gastesi, Monroe County Administrator, acted as the master of ceremonies. Over 550 participants were treated to three days of learning, sharing and collaborating on climate issues facing South Florida and worldwide..."

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

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