Category: Disaster Preparation

Make Saving a Lifelong Habit

Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/wakullaco/files/2018/04/Make%20saving%20a%20habit.m4a According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency.  Many factors contribute to this lack of savings, such as low… Read More

Free Home Management Classes

Residents can attend free classes at the Wakulla and Franklin County Libraries over the course of the spring and summer. Topics for these modules cover a variety of home management topics which include, emergency preparedness, self-protection from fraud,… Read More

Talking to Your Children About Difficult News

Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the “bad things” away.  Instead of shielding children from the danger of violence or tragedies around us, adults… Read More

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts.  More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability,… Read More

Teaching Kids the Importance of Keeping Track of Memories (For Disaster and Historical Records Purposes)

There are certain items we possess that have more than just monetary value, and sometimes it is difficult for children to realize this. It is important however, that we teach children the difference between items have a high… Read More