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The Green Scene “October”


October 10, 2011

Recycling in the Garden Extension Agents often share ideas with each other which can be utilized both on the job and personally. I remember an Escambia Family and Consumer Sciences Agent telling me about a border in their office gardens that ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Recycling, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

UF technique to help pine forests adapt to climate change, bioenergy use


October 6, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A breakthrough in pine tree breeding will lead to forests better adapted to climate change and bioenergy use, University of Florida researchers report. The improved ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Breeding, Gary Peter, Genetics, Matias Kirst, Pine, University Of Florida

The Green Scene “September”


September 7, 2011

Recycling: Because it is the Right Thing to Do? I can’t think of many issues that have been more controversial in our county this year than county-wide trash and recycling. I certainly don’t have many answers but I wanted to take this ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Recycling, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

The Green Scene “August”


August 8, 2011

Being Green: Learn to Preserve Food I have had such fun teaching people this spring and summer the basics of how to safely preserve food through small “canning parties” held in homes, church kitchens or at the Extension Office. There seems ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Educational, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Water, Water Conservation

UF Ordway Swisher finalized as site in large scale ecology project


August 2, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has officially partnered with a National Science Foundation-funded program to allow measurements and data collection related to the Earth’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: John Hayes, National Science Foundation, NEON, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

Snake predator may benefit endangered bird, UF study finds


June 23, 2011

Caption at bottom. Click here and here for high resolution images. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An endangered Florida bird may have some unexpected help in its struggle for survival, according to a new University of Florida study. UF ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Endangered, John Kappes, Katie Sieving, Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Snakes, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Woodpecker

The Green Scene “May”


May 8, 2011

Wondrous Wakulla Last week I had the privilege of being a part of Medart Elementary School’s annual Project Learning Tree. Each year the student’s curriculum is enhanced by bringing speakers from the Big Bend area into the classroom to ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

The Green Scene “April”


April 8, 2011

A Family Visit: A Lesson in Sustainability Last week I had a great time entertaining my daughter, her husband and their two children ages 2 and 6 months. They made the long trip from Missouri to visit “Nano” and I am thankful for each ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

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