We are fortunate to have several whale species that have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico including humpback whales, Rice whales, fin whales, sperm whales, sei whales, and orca whales. Recently, however, we have seen multiple reports of whale ... READ MORE
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE
If you are interested in learning more about pollinators that are important to wildlife, on our farms and in our lawns, landscapes and gardens, you’ll be interested in the No Mow March event.
This event offers something for everyone from ... READ MORE
Need an excuse to not mow your lawn in March? UF/IFAS Extension agents in the Florida Panhandle are asking residents to skip their soon-to-be-weekly outdoor chore until the calendar flips to April. The idea for “No Mow March” is borrowed ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is taking applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training course.
We are looking for people who will provide volunteer time at the Extension Office in Crestview ... READ MORE
World Wildlife Day was celebrated on March 3, 2022. This year’s theme is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration.” We celebrate this day to bring attention and awareness to many of the plants and animals that are considered ... 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
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
Most of us are familiar with the traditional cowboy rodeo like the one held in Baker, FL each year. However, we have a different kind of rodeo happening in our backyard that some may not be as familiar with, the Destin Fishing Rodeo.
The ... READ MORE
This time of year in Northwest Florida, deer hunters are busy talking about the rut! What’s the rut, you might ask? Simply put, it’s deer breeding season. Deer hunters speculate on peak rut times each year. There are even peak rut ... READ MORE