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Category: Conservation

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 — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

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 10am on Saturday,… 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.  It was a… Read More

The Green Scene “October”

Recycling in the Garden Extension Agents often share ideas with each other which can be utilized both on the job and personally.  I remember an Escambia Family and Consumer Sciences Agent telling me about a border in their… Read More

The Green Scene “September”

Recycling:  Because it is the Right Thing to Do? I can’t think of many issues that have been more controversial in our county this year than county-wide trash and recycling.  I certainly don’t have many answers but I… Read More

The Green Scene “August”

Being Green:  Learn to Preserve Food I have had such fun teaching people this spring and summer the basics of how to safely preserve food through small “canning parties” held in homes, church kitchens or at the Extension… Read More

The Green Scene “May”

 Wondrous Wakulla Last week I had the privilege of being a part of Medart Elementary School’s annual Project Learning Tree.  Each year the student’s curriculum is enhanced by bringing speakers from the Big Bend area into the classroom… Read More

The Green Scene “April”

A Family Visit:  A Lesson in Sustainability Last week I had a great time entertaining my daughter, her husband and their two children ages 2 and 6 months.  They made the long trip from Missouri to visit “Nano”… Read More