Tag: Natural Resources

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 to come. The… 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 at the beach… Read More

Seeds

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director A stroll thought the woods, a field or any other landscape may seem a bit drab in early February’s cool days. With few exceptions, the dormant season is quickly obvious in… Read More

Songbird Workshop and Pesticide Training Coming Soon

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office is offering two classes of interest to residents in the coming week. These programs are open to all area residents and will be held at… Read More

Broomsedge

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director With Wakulla County’s warm weather a few months away, there are plenty of dormant, but not inactive plants in the environment. Seed distribution is ongoing in wild and manicured landscapes area… Read More

Live Oaks

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director While Wakulla County’s residents are among the fortunate who did not suffer the recent blizzard’s ill effects and brutal results, there still has been some cold weather. The local deciduous trees… Read More

Live Oaks

                            By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director While Wakulla County’s residents are among the fortunate who did not suffer the recent blizzard’s ill effects… Read More

The Wakulla Gardener Now Available

Did you know that Wakulla County Extension has a group of Master Gardener’s available to assist you with your gardening and landscape questions? They also publish a quarterly newsletter entitled “The Wakulla Gardener.” it features up-to-date, gardening and… Read More

Winter Snakes

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director On the still days after a cold front has passed through Wakulla County, the chilly silence can be thunderous. Only the occasional puff of wind in the pine needles and the… Read More

Thistles Are A Host For Leaffooted Bugs

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director With the turn of the year and the noticeably lower temperature readings, most of Wakulla County’s residents turn their attention to activities that do not require exposure to the outdoor elements…. Read More