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Oak Galls Are Integral Part of Gall Wasp Life Cycle

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Service Sometimes a disguise is the best option for survival. This ruse can be used to blend in or to appear to be something not worth the trouble of… Read More

Upcoming Dialogue with FL Panhandle Shellfish Growers

For those who may be interested, there is an upcoming Dialogue with Florida Panhandle Shellfish Growers: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:00—6:00 PM Florida State University  Coastal and Marine Lab Auditorium 3618 Coastal Highway 98  St. Teresa, Florida… Read More

Spring Is Here – Bad News For Cool Season Plants

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Spring 2016’s official start came earlier this week. The yo-yo thermometer readings will soon give way to consistently warm weather, and hopefully, ample and consistent rain showers. The… Read More

Horseshoe Crabs Are Living Fossils

By Les Harrison The pace of 21st Century life continues to accelerate unabated. There seem to be an unending stream of new, improved, and enhanced products and services at every sunrise. The stress and expense… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Master Gardener Plant sale

The weather has warmed and it is now time to get the spring vegetable garden in the ground.  The gardener can get a head start by using plants instead of seed. There are a variety… Read More

Be On The Lookout For Places Where Mosquitoes Breed

Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It is an often made wish of summer that the cold weather of winter will kill all the mosquitoes, gnats and no-see-ums. This climactic fete would spare people, pets… Read More

Barnacles Are Related To Crabs, Oysters

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The arrival of March, with its lengthening days and warmer temperatures, has many residents of Wakulla County fixated on the upcoming summer months. One of the many advantages… Read More

Air Potato Is An Invasive That Can Smother Trees

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Hints of spring are everywhere in Wakulla County. Despite a few potentially frosty morning in the next few weeks, the evidence is overwhelming of the warmer weather soon… Read More

Snowy Egrets Are Common Along Gulf Coast

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Much to the envy of residents further north, Wakulla County’s inhabitants can still visit the coast on selected days in February without parkas and snowshoes. Nothing says fun… Read More