Tag Archive: Lives

4-H Saves Lives: A Teen’s Trajectory to Thrive

Many people know 4-H as the nation’s largest youth development organization. They may also know that 4-H programs focus on life skill development through experiential learning in a safe affirming environment. However, something many may not know is that 4-H, in many cases, is a LIFESAVER! 4-H saves lives daily through positive youth development …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/26/4-h-saves-lives-a-teens-trajectory-to-thrive/

Ty’s Story: How a Lesson in ATV Safety Changed our Lives

Though it’s been a few years, Ty still vividly recalls his accident. Thankfully he is still around to enjoy 4-H projects like gardening, cooking, and embryology.

Though it’s been a few years, Ty still vividly recalls his accident. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/10/tys-story-how-a-lesson-in-atv-safety-changed-our-lives/

Everyone Lives in a Flood Zone!

Everyone Lives in a Flood Zone!

Since the heavy flooding in late April of this year, many property owners have expressed concern to me and their local government officials about their neighborhood’s vulnerability to flooding.  Homes and landscapes are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/23/everyone-lives-in-a-flood-zone/