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Tag: Environment

Redheaded Pine Sawfly Is Destructive

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Looks, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. This useful advice was certainly applicable to all the nocturnal visitors in the past week who were wearing Halloween costumes, but the… Read More

Bears Are The Largest Native Animal In Florida

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Being the biggest and most imposing has its advantages. Recognition is almost universal in the home locale where there is respect for the impressive appearance from some and fear of a… Read More

The Golden Glow Of Fall In Wakulla Is Goldenrod

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director “There is gold in them thar hills,” so was the call of the ‘49’ers who were beckoned to search for the elusive, but valuable, yellow metal. This enticement has lured hundreds… Read More

Tree Frogs Have Adapted To Live Around Humans

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Kermit the Frog, Muppet philosopher and foil for Miss Piggy, has been quoted as saying, “It hard to be green.” It does not take much imagination to appreciate the potential multiple… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Wakulla Recycling Update

I recently had the opportunity to ask questions of a representative from Waste Pro to clarify some of the “gray” areas concerning recycling in Wakulla County. It was a worthwhile conversation that resulted in some ideas that I… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Wakulla Recycling Update

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension I recently had the opportunity to ask questions of a representative from Waste Pro to clarify some of the “gray” areas concerning recycling in Wakulla County. It was… Read More

Fall Flowers Offer Seasonal Color In Wakulla

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Fall is finally in the air and on the thermometer. There will be a few warm days in October, but hopefully the 90 plus degree days in 2016 are about gone…. Read More

Upcoming Blue Zones Discussion Groups

  “What if I said you could add up to ten years to your life?  A long healthy life is not an accident.  It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.  If you adopt… Read More

Daylilies Are Easy To Grow

“A penny saved is a penny earned” is the famously frugal advice from Poor Richard’s Almanac. The author Benjamin Franklin, elder statesman and founding father of the United States, offered this simple pearl of wisdom to 18th century… Read More