Category: Natural Resources

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers on pools and… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 5

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 5 Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 4

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 4 Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 3

Tip # 3 Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.      Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

Air Potatoes – Exotic Pest

Science fiction has a lot of entertainment value.  Imaginative authors are able to take a collection of improbable characteristics and encapsulate them in one being, then place the subject in a foreign location. Contact with the indigenous residents… Read More

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months. Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a collection of knotty,… Read More

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months.  Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a collection of knotty,… Read More

Gone to Seed

Autumn in Wakulla County results in many annual and perennial plants producing seed. Better knowledge of how plants function throughout their lifecycle has led to understanding the ingenious ways they continue their species next spring. Read full article…

Gone to Seed

Autumn in Wakulla County results in many annual and perennial plants producing seed. Better knowledge of how plants function throughout their lifecycle has led to understanding the ingenious ways they continue their species next spring. Read full article…

Wakulla’s Nutty Pests

Thanksgiving is coming and with it all the wonderful traditional dishes from recipes passed down through the generations. Historically, these specialties have been concocted from locally produced foodstuffs, but with that distinctive and unique quality identified with family’s… Read More