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Category: Natural Resources

Snowy Egrets Are Common Along Gulf Coast

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Much to the envy of residents further north, Wakulla County’s inhabitants can still visit the coast on selected days in February without parkas and snowshoes. Nothing says fun at the beach… Read More

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old favorite to… Read More

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

  By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old favorite… Read More

Broomsedge

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director With Wakulla County’s warm weather a few months away, there are plenty of dormant, but not inactive plants in the environment. Seed distribution is ongoing in wild and manicured landscapes area… Read More

Live Oaks

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director While Wakulla County’s residents are among the fortunate who did not suffer the recent blizzard’s ill effects and brutal results, there still has been some cold weather. The local deciduous trees… Read More

Live Oaks

                            By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director While Wakulla County’s residents are among the fortunate who did not suffer the recent blizzard’s ill effects… Read More

The Wakulla Gardener Now Available

Did you know that Wakulla County Extension has a group of Master Gardener’s available to assist you with your gardening and landscape questions? They also publish a quarterly newsletter entitled “The Wakulla Gardener.” it features up-to-date, gardening and… Read More

Winter Snakes

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director On the still days after a cold front has passed through Wakulla County, the chilly silence can be thunderous. Only the occasional puff of wind in the pine needles and the… Read More

Possums are Resourceful Scavengers

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director The seasonally cooler weather has had a silencing effect on the nighttime chorus of insects, amphibians and most other animals. The frogs and cicadas are taking shelter in anticipation of the… Read More