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Category: Natural Resources

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… 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… 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… 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… Read More

Spring is here!

Recent cold weather notwithstanding, spring is almost here.  The spring equinox is March 20th, and on that date the day and night will be the same length. Lexicographers, the people who study language, have concluded… Read More

The Green Scene March 2013

Herb:  Do Yourself – a Flavor Workshop Planned  For the last of our cooking school series, an Herb Workshop will be offered on April 11th at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office.  Trevor Hylton, Wakulla/Leon… Read More

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 16

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 16 If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a water-efficient model.       Source… Read More