Tag: fresh water

Hermit Crabs

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director There are many species of the animal kingdom known to use tools. To humans, this is a sign of intelligence, at least to some degree. While hermit crabs may… Read More

Crabapples and Sparkleberries Grow Wild in Wakulla

There is a phenomenal difference between what grows in the wild and what we grow on farms. Thanksgiving turkey, for example: when compared to wild turkey, the difference is significant–most will question as to whether or not it… Read More

Resurrection Ferns

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director With Easter just around the corner, what better plant to observe than one with the power to rise from the dead? The resurrection fern is aptly named for its… Read More

The Mystery of Cypress Knees

Yes, the majestic cypress knee.. We’ve all seen (if not stubbed our toes on) them, but what is the purpose for these enigmatic protrusions from the earth?

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region. Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region.  Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More