UF IFAS Extension & Sustainability
As a partnership between the University of Florida and Sarasota County Government, one of our core missions at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is youth development. We embrace this mission, offering and implementing an array of standards-based educational opportunities and hands-on activities
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Owl Pellet Dissection
Students learn about owls and their special adaptations, followed by participating in a hands-on dissection of owl pellets. During the exploration we discuss food webs, ecological services provided by owls, and skeletal anatomy of bones found in the pellets. Owl pellets provided are sterilized. UF/IFAS Educator provides educational session followed by pellet dissection. Adult assistance needed in...
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