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Boating Safety Courses With The United States Coast Guard Auxillary Offered At The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension


March 22, 2017

  If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out the in classroom (seminar) version of our popular online boating course. This beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Fun, General Information, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Merganser Ducks Will Soon Be Flying North


March 16, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Air travel has its advantages, even today with all the hoops one must jump through to gain access to this mode of 21st century transportation. Given the distances to far flung destinations, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Farming, Florida, General Information, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Caution: Poison Ivy And Poison Oak


March 9, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The spring-like temperatures and clear blue skies serve as a near irresistible enticement to enjoy Wakulla County’s natural environs. The springs, forest and coastline each have a unique ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Food, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Air Potatoes Can Germinate If Left To Thrive In Leaf Litter


March 2, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The leaf litter and pine straw so common to Wakulla County lawns and landscapes this time of year obscures a variety of items from view. The mulch in the making is a resource which literally ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Families & Consumers, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Stinkhorn Mushrooms Are Colorful Fungi


February 3, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and this month’s theme is evidenced by the color red. Red hearts, bows, roses (imported this time of year from South America) and candy in red boxes This ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Pines Are Common And Often Overlooked


January 30, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The recent extreme foul weather has many residents of Wakulla County concerned about the safety of their trees. While it is almost inconceivable to imagine the area without these important ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Families & Consumers, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

The Banded Water Snake: Often Confused With The Cottonmouth Water Moccasin


January 20, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Appearances, as the old saying goes, can be deceiving. If the owner of a certain look has the guise of something beneficial or someone famous, then the deception can be a real ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Saw Palmetto Is Native To Florida


January 12, 2017

    By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The visage of the palm fronds congers images of balmy tropics and sunny beaches, which is quite attractive given the recent subfreezing temperatures. The thatched roofs of ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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