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Category: Natural Resources
Bamboo, the tallest grass in north Florida, can be an attractive landscape specimen or an invasive nightmare. There are more than 700 species of bamboo worldwide, ranging in height from 12 inches to 100 feet or more in… Read More
The recent cool temperatures in the evenings have announced the beginning of autumn in Wakulla County. With this distinct change of seasons comes the alteration of scheduled activities and events. The most popular mass market sporting events are… Read More
Autumn in Wakulla County is typified by several activities which have a longstanding tradition for both male and female residents. Of course, FSU football is at the top of the list with the team expected to have another… Read More
REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DEADLINE October 5 COURSE FEE: $225 Register at www.masternaturalist.org – select “Current Course Offerings” then “Uplands” then “Leon County” For questions, contact Rosalyn Kilcollins (850) 570-8889 or RFKilcollins@embarqmail.com Click here for enlarged flyer
Mysterious disappearances have long held the public’s interest and fuelled speculation about what really happened to a particular person. Amelia Earhart and Jimmy Hoffa are two good examples of the gone-but-not-forgotten mystery subjects which inhabit popular imagination and… Read More
The life of the average Norse seaman a millennium ago was no picnic. In those days of limited travel opportunities, they did visit a number of remote and isolated locales in search of lands to colonize or plunder…. Read More
The thick summer forest foliage hides a wide variety of living creatures and plants in the rarely examined tree canopies. Wakulla County’s oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, are susceptible to a collection of knotty, hard tumor-like growths on… Read More
The life cycle of these wasps is not completely understood as they have not been studied extensively. It has been verified the process begins when the female wasps emerge from twig galls in late spring to early summer…… Read More
In the insect world in Wakulla County and the southeast, being a carpenter has much different implications. Eastern Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica) are the most common of several carpenter bee species. Click here for the entire article.