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The Green Scene “March”


March 8, 2011

Preservation Parties Some of the emerging trends in Wakulla County are gardening, buying at farmers markets and preserving food. There seems to be many explanations for the interest surge, some of which include better control over the foods ... 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 “February”


February 18, 2011

Why Use Your Ceiling Fans? I am somewhat of a newcomer to ceiling fans; for in the Midwest, where I spent most of my life, they were considered more an option in homes. In Florida they are a necessary appliance. Each time I return to Kansas ... 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 “January”


January 8, 2011

Topic Free Cleaning Alternatives Do you believe that the best way to learn is to teach????? I am hired to be a teacher but I believe that in the 16 years that I have been affiliated with the Kansas and Florida Cooperative Extension Services, ... 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 “December”


December 18, 2010

Wow! What Did We Do Before Bottled Water???? Does my timing to Florida as my permanent residence correspond to the introduction of bottled water into our society or are Floridians just more prone to littering than Kansans? I can’t believe ... READ MORE

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

UF/IFAS, Buckeye break ground for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.


March 1, 2010

Click here for full image. Caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal that, by 2030, a third of the nation's reliance on fossil fuels would be replaced by environmentally sound products ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Bebbie Mayfield, Bernie Machen, Buckeye, Cynthia O'Connell, John Crowe, Leonard Bembry, Lonnie Ingram, Ralph Poppell, Stan Mayfield

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