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Category: Natural Resources

Mimosa Trees

  While driving around Wakulla County this summer it was easy to notice a display of pink puffs erupting in low-growing trees along the roadside. A closer look will reveal the attractive ferny foliage and delicately beautiful pink-and-white… Read More

Lichens are Algae and Fungi Working Together

A close working relationship is a great experience.  It encourages and allows for the accomplishment of deeds beyond the abilities of a single individual. Whether called teamwork, unit integrity or a symbiotic relationship, the accomplishments are compounded many… Read More

We Have Three Types of Hummingbirds in Wakulla

  Contemporary life has a frenetic pace. Deeds, task, and jobs all pile in at a feverish and accelerating frequency. Even the laconic late summer days no longer allow for the reduction of this manic rate of demands. … Read More

The Green Scene “August 2013”

Green Living Expo Re-Visited    Yes, the rumor that is circulating in the county is correct? The Green Living Expo will be held again.  After a few years of not holding the event, a committee is forming to… Read More

Passionate About Passion Flowers

Passion is a curious concept. It combines intensity and desire, in its purest sense, to create an obsessive need. There is, figuratively and literally, a fine and not always obvious line between passion and irrationality. Poets throughout history… Read More

We Needed the Rain, but not the Mosquitoes

The good news is the rains have come. There is plenty of water for Wakulla County’s lawns, gardens, ponds, swamps and the aquifer. Citizens who are dependent upon a residential well are breathing a collective sigh of relief… Read More

There are Two Types of Stink Bugs in Wakulla

There are a certain select few words in the English language which convey instantly the concept to be communicated. These terms are frequently puny, terse, and quite to the point. Stink is one of those expressions. Rare be… Read More

On the Trail of Wakulla’s Cottontail Rabbits

In fairy tales, cartoons and modern literature, the rabbit is portrayed as a harmless, innocent spirit with only the best of intentions. Even Bugs Bunny with his wisecracking Brooklyn/Bronx accent was the model of restrained sarcastic humor intending to… Read More