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Category: Conservation

The Green Scene “October”

Recycling in the Garden Extension Agents often share ideas with each other which can be utilized both on the job and personally.  I remember an Escambia Family and Consumer Sciences Agent telling me about a… Read More

The Green Scene “September”

Recycling:  Because it is the Right Thing to Do? I can’t think of many issues that have been more controversial in our county this year than county-wide trash and recycling.  I certainly don’t have many… Read More

The Green Scene “August”

Being Green:  Learn to Preserve Food I have had such fun teaching people this spring and summer the basics of how to safely preserve food through small “canning parties” held in homes, church kitchens or… Read More

The Green Scene “May”

 Wondrous Wakulla Last week I had the privilege of being a part of Medart Elementary School’s annual Project Learning Tree.  Each year the student’s curriculum is enhanced by bringing speakers from the Big Bend area… Read More

The Green Scene “April”

A Family Visit:  A Lesson in Sustainability Last week I had a great time entertaining my daughter, her husband and their two children ages 2 and 6 months.  They made the long trip from Missouri… Read More

The Green Scene “March”

Preservation Parties Some of the emerging trends in Wakulla County are gardening, buying at farmers markets and preserving food.  There seems to be many explanations for the interest surge, some of which include better control… Read More

The Green Scene “February”

Why Use Your Ceiling Fans? I am somewhat of a newcomer to ceiling fans; for in the Midwest, where I spent most of my life, they were considered more an option in homes.  In Florida… Read More

The Green Scene “January”

Topic Free Cleaning Alternatives Do you believe that the best way to learn is to teach?????  I am hired to be a teacher but I believe that in the 16 years that I have been… Read More

The Green Scene “December”

Wow!  What Did We Do Before Bottled Water???? Does my timing to Florida as my permanent residence correspond to the introduction of bottled water into our society or are Floridians just more prone to littering… Read More