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FCS Event! Wakulla County “SOUP”ER BOWL!

Come party with us at the Wakulla County “Soup”er Bowl! Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) $15 registration fee Wakulla County Extension… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 9

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 9 Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 8

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 8 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers on pools and… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 5

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 5 Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 4

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 4 Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 3

Tip # 3 Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.      Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

When To Turn Off Your Lights

  Since they are already very efficient, the cost effectiveness of turning CFLs off to conserve energy is a bit more complicated.  A general rule-of-thumb is this: If you will be out of a room for 15 minutes… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 1 & 2

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 1 There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.   Tip # 2 When washing dishes by hand, don’t… Read More

Wakulla County “Soup”er Bowl!

Come party with us at the Wakulla County “Soup”er Bowl! Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) $15 registration fee Wakulla County Extension… Read More