15.00 Even though adapted to weather extremes, these migratory American goldfinches (Spinus tristis) appreciated the food and cover provided in this backyard. Photo by Judy Ludlow North Florida experienced a weather delight (or distress depending on your point… Read More
With the ongoing cold weather across the Panhandle, fish kills are being reported in many areas. In the Panhandle, average water temperatures have dropped down to the 50s (degrees Fahrenheit) in many waterbodies. This is about ten degrees… Read More
Fabulous Foods Cooking School “Growing Winter Salads” February 6, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Franklin County Extension Office $15.00/person Location: Franklin County Extension Office, Armory, 66 4th Street, Apalachicola Call today for more details… Read More
UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!
The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS… Read More
Beginning New Year’s Day of 2014, a new law went into effect that state lawmakers, environmental advocates, and lawn care professionals hope will reduce Florida’s decades-long problem with stormwater runoff pollution. The law states that all lawn care… Read More
Protect your pipes tonight from freezing temperature!!!! It is going to be cold tonight. Think about doing the following before going to bed tonight: Disconnect and drain all exterior hoses. Keep interior doors open to rooms with… Read More
Palmer amaranth can reach heights up 10 feet and signal real trouble for hunters, farmers, and land managers. Loaded with numerous small seeds, mature plants and “offspring” are difficult to control. Photo Courtesy of University of Florida… Read More
Join us for a workshop on the biology and control of cogongrass. January 14, 2014 Registration begins at 8:30am (Eastern Time) Program starts at 9:00am (Eastern Time) and will end at 4:30pm (Eastern Time). The cost of the workshop… Read More
UF/IFAS, the Franklin County Extension Office and the United Way of the Big Bend wish to make this Money Management Calendar available free of charge while their supplies last. Good money management is a habit and an… Read More
The Florida Department of Health in Franklin County urges pregnant women to receive the flu vaccination due to the increased impact that influenza infections are having on pregnant women and their babies in Florida this year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DOH- Franklin December 31, 2013 (850) 653 – 2111 Florida Department of Health in Franklin County Encourages Pregnant Women to Receive Flu Vaccination Tallahassee – The Florida Department of Health in… Read More