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Category: Natural Resources

Cicadas Are The Night Music Of North Florida

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Agent August nights in Wakulla County are unique for their frenetic activity and riotous sounds. In contrast to local February evenings with its silence broken by the occasional barred owl, this summer… Read More

Cicadas Are The Night Music Of North Florida

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director August nights in Wakulla County are unique for their frenetic activity and riotous sounds. In contrast to local February evenings with its silence broken by the occasional barred owl, this summer… Read More

Native Plants Support Wildlife

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The dog days of summer have once again returned to Wakulla County. As such the dogs, and their human companions, are highly motivated to remain in any synthetic environment with temperature… Read More

Native Plants Support Wildlife

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The dog days of summer have once again returned to Wakulla County. As such the dogs, and their human companions, are highly motivated to remain in any synthetic environment with temperature… Read More

Floridians Wanted to Observe The Weather

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is an organization of volunteers that collect and measure precipitation in the backyards of citizens from the Atlantic to the Pacific. CoCoRaHS is a wonderful opportunity to get involved… Read More

St. Joseph’s Bay Coastal Ecosystem Water School

Mark your calendars! The St. Joseph Bay Coastal Ecosystem Water School is a two-day educational experience taking place September 7th and 8th, 2016. Based at St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve and including field tours of coastal uplands,… Read More

Gopher Tortoises Are Adapted To The Heat

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The 90 degree plus late July temperature reading have many residents slowing their pace for the explicit purpose on not overheating. The summer shuffle, along with a good hat and plenty… Read More

Gopher Tortoises Are Adapted To The Heat

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The 90 degree plus late July temperature reading have many residents slowing their pace for the explicit purpose on not overheating. The summer shuffle, along with a good hat and plenty… Read More

Armadillos Dig Holes In Search Of Insects

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director “Nothing good happens after midnight,” is an oft used phrase by the parents of teenagers. It is a subtle way of saying a lot of mischief occurs under the cover of… Read More

Assassin Bug Ambushes Its Prey

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There are few experiences which compare to the thrill of a successful hunt. The pursuit of the quarry may have physical, as well as intellectual, challenges which require discipline to overcome…. Read More