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19th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration


Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there and how to protect them at the 19th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration. This free event will be held Sat., Mar. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze. Family-focused activities include: live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass […]

Santa Rosa Improvement Vitalization Enterprise

The Santa Rosa Improvement Vitalization Enterprise (StRIVE) grant cycle is now open. The grant is intended to provide commercial property owners and business owners grants for façade and signage improvements to upgrade the appearance of property, increase property value and stimulate economic activity within the county. The program requires a 1:1 match from the applicant, […]

Grant funds for reduced spay and neuter services offered to low-income Santa Rosa County residents


Santa Rosa County has partnered with the Humane Society of Pensacola to offer grant funds for reduced spay and neuter services to county residents through the Barbara Grice Memorial Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic. To qualify, owners must be residents of Santa Rosa County and show that their total household income is less than $35,000 […]

Flood Safety Awareness Week – March 11-15, 2019Flooding causes more damage and death in the US than any other weather-related event

Floodwaters can be swift, powerful and deadly. To encourage individuals, families and businesses to learn more about the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what they can do to save life and property, Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners recognizes March 11 through 15 as Flood Safety Awareness Week […]

UF/IFAS Extension Holds Soil and Lawn Care Classes


Get prepared for the spring season by learning the right timing and methods for fertilizing and weed control, proper irrigation and other lawn care practices. The Santa Rosa County UF/IFAS Extension will host two spring lawn care classes:Fri., Mar. 8 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension office, 6263 Dogwood […]

Chumuckla Park playground closed for repair

The Chumuckla Park playground is closed through end of next week, March 1, while the contractor makes repairs to the pour-in-place rubberized surface. For more information on Santa Rosa County Recreation Services, visit

UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County to hold”Go Native!” tree sale


Purchase and learn about native trees Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. Fourteen species of native trees will be available for purchase from $8 to $12 each.   The event will feature educational exhibits and displays on the value of native […]

Commission Chairman Sam Parker to hostmonthly informal meetings in each district


Join Commission Chairman Sam Parker for “Coffee with the Commissioner” on Wed., Jan. 30 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Drowsy Poet – Coffee Break Cafe, 4265 Woodbine Rd. in Pace, to share thoughts and ideas for Santa Rosa County. The monthly coffee meetings are an informal setting – no appointment required – for […]

Rain barrel workshops


Santa Rosa County and UF/IFAS Extension will host a rain barrel workshops Wed., Jan. 30 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. and Wed., Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. The Santa Rosa County Stormwater Solutions Program will provide students with the […]


Santa Rosa County – The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Myra Anderson, East Milton Elementary; Charles Phan, Gulf Breeze High; Stacey Dell, Milton High; Caroline Buechner, Navarre High; Kristin Ardis, Woodlawn Beach Middle.  The SREF Teacher of […]