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Sustainable Living through Small Steps

Sustainable Living through Small Steps Wow, how my life has changed since I moved to Wakulla County. Surrounding myself with so many environmentally-conscious people and having sustainable living as one of the key issues being… Read More

Food Preservation Workshop Offered

David Moody, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County FCS Extension Agent will be covering the basics of food preservation through pressure canning and dehydrating on November 8th at 6:30 p.m…. Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – October Newsletter

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent II In this Issue: Healthy Foods can fit into Your Budget How to Save Money in Each Food Group Recipe: Vegetable Fried Rice Read Family Nutrition… Read More

Electrical Systems and Appliances – Cleaning and Odor Removal

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent An electrician or another person competent in electronics should check your electrical system and appliances before you try to use them. You can ask… Read More

Drying Books and Family Papers

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Dry books and papers slowly. If books and papers are damp, sprinkle cornstarch or talcum powder between pages to absorb moisture. Leave powder on for several… Read More

Home Clean-Up and Renovations – Floors

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Warped and De-laminated Floors:  Not all warped wood flooring can be repaired. The extent of damage will depend partly on the kind of material used… Read More

Tips to Avoid Fraud and Deception

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Victims must be cautious about employing strangers to remove trees and do repair work on their property. Every agreement and credit contract should be read carefully… Read More

Cleaning Flood-Damaged Carpets and Rugs

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent When to Discard, Clean, or Call a Professional When faced with flood-damaged carpeting and rugs, your options will depend on the source of flooding. If floodwater consisted… Read More

Replacing Lost or Damaged Doucments

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Birth Certificates Florida Birth Certificates 1. The process for applying for a birth certificate can be found at the Florida Department of Health (DOH)… Read More

Electrical Systems and Appliances – Cleaning and Odor Removal

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent An electrician or another person competent in electronics should check your electrical system and appliances before you try to use them.  You can ask… Read More