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Category: Natural Resources

Learn About Monarchs and Milkweed at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Open House and Wakulla Master Gardener Plant sale

This week’s showers are stimulating all kinds of plant growth and development. Some are producing showy, bright blooms now while others will be blooming later. Some of these plants are critically important to specific insects…. Read More

Horseshoe Crabs Are Living Fossils

By Les Harrison The pace of 21st Century life continues to accelerate unabated. There seem to be an unending stream of new, improved, and enhanced products and services at every sunrise. The stress and expense… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the… Read More

Be On The Lookout For Places Where Mosquitoes Breed

Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director It is an often made wish of summer that the cold weather of winter will kill all the mosquitoes, gnats and no-see-ums. This climactic fete would spare people, pets… Read More

Barnacles Are Related To Crabs, Oysters

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The arrival of March, with its lengthening days and warmer temperatures, has many residents of Wakulla County fixated on the upcoming summer months. One of the many advantages… Read More

Air Potato Is An Invasive That Can Smother Trees

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Hints of spring are everywhere in Wakulla County. Despite a few potentially frosty morning in the next few weeks, the evidence is overwhelming of the warmer weather soon… Read More