Category: Natural Resources

Wakulla’s Snakes Can Be Helpful

The late singer Tiny Tim may have tiptoed through the tulips, but he never walk through the weeds. It is likely because he was afraid of snakes. It is no coincidence the devil took on the form of… Read More

Catawba Worms Emerge

The weather continues to warm and school is within days of the summer recess.  The list of anticipated and planned summer activities floats in daydreams of every student as the academic countdown comes to a climax. High on… Read More

The Sassafras Root Once Used For Medicinal Treatments

Newspapers, television, magazines, and other media are inundated with soft drink advertisements.  Some ads state or imply the consumers of these concoctions are adventurous, sophisticated, or just happy. Soft drinks, as opposed to hard drinks which contain alcohol,… Read More

The Green Scene “April 2013”

How to Spot a Green Cleaner Knowing when a claim of being green is actually true and not an advertising ploy can be difficult if you are not armed with the knowledge of how to spot a green… Read More

Swamps – Natural Wakulla

Recent rains have water standing on some Wakulla County real estate which has been dry for several years. Ponds, natural and dug, are brimming with water reflecting the generous outpouring from the slow and wet weather system which… Read More

Vines

Tarzan used them as a superhighway through the trees in every adventure created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.  Villains and scoundrels alike fell prey to the ape-man and his horde of avenging simians descending on vines from the trees…. Read More