Note: This article was contributed by Maria Wilson, Florida Forest Service Senior Forester for Okaloosa County.
What is the Florida Forest Week and who is the Florida Forest Service? Florida Forest Week is from October 31 to November 6, 2021 ... READ MORE
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
The Dog House Club Meetings: Tuesdays, 6pm, Farmers Market, Crestview
Created to Create Art Club Meeting: Monday,
March 15th, 6pm, Extension Office Crestview. Country Club Meeting: Monday, ... READ MORE
I’ve always enjoyed trees in one way or another – climbing them as a kid, eating their fruits, using them to build tree houses, etc. As an adult, I still enjoy and appreciate trees for their beauty and benefits. Can you imagine ... READ MORE
4-H Okaloosa wants to wish everyone a happy new year! The year 2020 was certainly unprecedented for our country. We witnessed youth organizations and businesses close. We felt the hardships with uncertainty as we tried to navigate through safety ... READ MORE
Each year, I read to schools for Ag Literacy Day. Due to COVID-19 and schools being online, I decided to put Ag Literacy Day online too! Below is a video of me reading the book, "Forever There's a Forest!" by Tracee Schiebel. Also, below ... READ MORE
When you plant trees, you plant the future.
In celebration of Florida’s Arbor Day, free trees will be given away Friday, January 17 in Niceville and Saturday, January 25 in Defuniak Springs.
These events are sponsored by ... READ MORE
Recovery and cleanup following the devastation of a storm such as Michael begins by removing one limb at a time, one neighbor helping another neighbor, one word of encouragement, which in turn becomes a community pulling together to see ... READ MORE