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Category: Natural Resources

Fall Means FSU Football and Deer Season

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

Florida Master Naturalist Program: October 10- December 12, 2014

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

Oakworms are Culprits in Courthouse Tree Mystery

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

Gall Wasps Create Tumor-Like Growths on Trees

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

Carpenter Bees Nest by Boring Tunnels into Wood

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.

Carpenter Bees Nest by Boring Tunnels into Wood

Carpentry is an honorable and ancient profession. It requires the builder to have awareness of the environmental requirements and recognition of the construction materials at hand. It was early carpenters who built the first shelters in which humans… Read More

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