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Tag: Natural Wakulla

Dung Beetles Make Use of Animal Droppings

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, or so the old saying goes.  This is the rationalization used to justify frequent visits to the flea market or garage sales early Saturday morning. There are some acquisitions which defy… Read More

Lichens are Algae and Fungi Working Together

A close working relationship is a great experience.  It encourages and allows for the accomplishment of deeds beyond the abilities of a single individual. Whether called teamwork, unit integrity or a symbiotic relationship, the accomplishments are compounded many… Read More

We Have Three Types of Hummingbirds in Wakulla

  Contemporary life has a frenetic pace. Deeds, task, and jobs all pile in at a feverish and accelerating frequency. Even the laconic late summer days no longer allow for the reduction of this manic rate of demands. … Read More

Passionate About Passion Flowers

Passion is a curious concept. It combines intensity and desire, in its purest sense, to create an obsessive need. There is, figuratively and literally, a fine and not always obvious line between passion and irrationality. Poets throughout history… Read More

We Needed the Rain, but not the Mosquitoes

The good news is the rains have come. There is plenty of water for Wakulla County’s lawns, gardens, ponds, swamps and the aquifer. Citizens who are dependent upon a residential well are breathing a collective sigh of relief… Read More

There are Two Types of Stink Bugs in Wakulla

There are a certain select few words in the English language which convey instantly the concept to be communicated. These terms are frequently puny, terse, and quite to the point. Stink is one of those expressions. Rare be… Read More

On the Trail of Wakulla’s Cottontail Rabbits

In fairy tales, cartoons and modern literature, the rabbit is portrayed as a harmless, innocent spirit with only the best of intentions. Even Bugs Bunny with his wisecracking Brooklyn/Bronx accent was the model of restrained sarcastic humor intending to… Read More

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