Tag: Wakulla

Tobacco Hornedworms Become Hummingbird Moths

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Initial impressions can sometimes be deceiving. At any point in time the subject of examination may be in a temporary transitory state which soon passes into a condition more representative of… Read More

Ant-lions Create Sand Traps To Catch Prey

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director With the warm weather and ample rain, the lawns of Wakulla County are green and growing. The difficulty is finding a sunny afternoon to mow what quickly can turn into a… Read More

Scorpions!

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Florida is host to many unique animal species, some of which are less than pleasant. The latter variety are mostly insects: fire ants, mosquitoes, love bugs and gnats, all… Read More

2015 Camp Cherry Lake Important Dates To Remember!

Camp Cherry Lake Registration is now closed. Important Dates to Remember For Counselors and Campers: 1- Camp Counselor Training- July 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Extension Office 2.- Campers Orientation – July 16, begins at… Read More

Invasive Species of the Day (February 25): Coral Ardisia and Wild Hogs

Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata):   Coral ardisia is also known as coral berry, spice berry, and scratchthroat. It was introduced into Florida in the early 1900’s for ornamental purposes. In the ensuing years, it has since it escaped cultivation… Read More

Manatees: Wakulla Springs Most Interesting Guests!

Check into the lodge at Wakulla Springs State park on a crisp cool evening and you are immediately greeted with the warmth of an open hearth fireplace and the security of stone walls radiating comfort and solace. These… Read More