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Do We Need Wild Bees?

October 9, 2015

By Jessica Laskowski, PhD student, Dept. of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Do we need wild bees? (1) Fresh squeezed OJ (2) Farmer’s market blueberries (3) Dinner at The Top My favorite Gainesville, FL delicacies may all ... READ MORE

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October Wildlife Happenings

October 5, 2015

October is when the fall season really sets in. Besides cooler temperatures and shorter daylight hours, this month will bring about new animals and wildlife activity. Find out how Florida's wildlife spend their fall in October wildlife happenings. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Wildlife
Tags: #ufbugs, Environment Hot Topic, Florida Animals, Florida Plants, Florida Wildlife, October Wildlife Happenings, Wildlife, Wildlife Happenings

Sarasota County joins Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, and so can you

September 28, 2015

Be a part of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge and help save bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators responsible for one out of three bites of food we take. Pollinator populations have plummeted in recent years, for a variety ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Challenge, Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, PolliNATION, Pollinator

Monarchs and Aphids Munch on Milkweed

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September 21, 2015

Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director The cool evening and noticeably shorter days remind Wakulla County residents of the impending season change. The autumn equinox is a week away. One of the much anticipated events in fall ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Education, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, General Information, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Migration, Monarch, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, The Wakulla News, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension

FLIRting with Chicks

September 21, 2015

Dr. Theron Terhune has been mastering his FLIRting technique - FLIRting with Northern Bobwhite Quail chicks that is. As the Fall’s first speaker in the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminar series, Dr. Terhune discussed his ongoing research ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife

Io Caterpillars

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September 8, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" is a well-known phrase, commonly associated with physical attractiveness. In the case of Io moths, beauty is in the beholder of the eyes. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Animal, Bug, Butterfly, Caterpillar, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Insect, Io, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Moth, Native, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Pest, Pest Management, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF-IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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