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Big Bend Bugs! – Hickory Horned Devil

January 17, 2012

Hickory Horned Devil (larva), Regal Moth or Royal Walnut Moth,Citheronia regalis (Fabricius) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Citheroniinae) The imposing larva, known as the hickory horned devil, is most often observed when it is full grown ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Bug Identification, Bugs, Caterpillars, Environment, Hickory Horned Devil, Landscape, Les Harrison, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

The Green Scene “June”

June 8, 2011

Wise Water Use for Floridians Sustainable Big Bend and the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office have dedicated programming time this year to assist with the University’s Sustainable Floridians program. Our approach has been to establish ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
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

Cicada Killer

October 7, 2009

This giant ground wasp, the Cicada Killer, hunts cicadas as a food source for their young. This giant wasp can dig a 4-foot burrow in the ground with several branches and cells. One to four cicadas are placed in each cell for the larvae to eat.The ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Insects


December 9, 2008

According to the UF/IFAS publication by W. H. Kern, Jr., Assistant Professor "Dealing with Iguanas in South Florida" http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN52800.pdf The best measures for iguanas are tolerance, exclusion, and habitat modification. ... READ MORE

Category: Wildlife
Tags: Invasives

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