Category: Natural Resources

Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

The large yellow butterfly has a wingspan of 2″ to 2-1/2″. It migrates through Florida annually and can be found in the state for most of the year. It shows a preference for red blossoms such as those… Read More

Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar

This caterpillar is 1-1/2″ to 2″ long when fully developed. It has a pebbly surface and bears a distinct lateral yellow stripe running the length of the body. Larvae feed on Cassia spp., favoring sicklepod and partridge pea. View the… Read More

Tent Caterpillars

Les Harrison Ag & Natural Resources Agent County Extension Director UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension The recent cold snap in Wakulla County has brought the insect and bug population to a standstill. The mosquito activity is all in south… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 12

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 12 Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimize evaporation.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 11

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 11 Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 10

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 10 For cold drinks keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop goes down you and not the… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 9

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 9 Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 8

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 8 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve