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Category: Conservation

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 11

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 11 Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.    … Read More

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 10

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 10 For cold drinks keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop goes down you… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 9

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 9 Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 8

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 8 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 5

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 5 Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.     Source… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 4

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 4 Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 3

Tip # 3 Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.      Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

Arbor Day 2012

Free Trees at Arbor Day Festival Join Wakulla County Extension as we celebrate Arbor Day.  January 21st will find the 8thannual Crawfordville Arbor Day celebration – and tree giveaway – at Hudson Park.  Starting at… Read More

The Green Scene “November”

Being Green:  The Conservation House At the recent Mighty Mullet Festival, Sustainable Big Bend volunteers and I provided an educational booth featuring simple changes that can be easily made in your home to save energy. … Read More