Tag: wakulla

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

  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… Read More

Merganser Ducks Will Soon Be Flying North

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… Read More

An Early Onset Of Spring Means An Insect Feast For Spiders

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The early arrival of spring in Wakulla County, and the rest of north Florida in 2017, portends the possibility of some interesting occurrences.  If the pattern holds and a late season… Read More

Citrus Greening Disease Discovered In The Florida Panhandle

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Sometimes the news is just bad, and there is no way to sugar coat it.  The plant diagnostic lab at UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy… Read More

Native Geraniums Are Early Bloomers

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The start of 2017 is likely to go down in history as one of the most colorful winters in recent memory. Camellia and azaleas cultivars, both with a non-native heritage, have… Read More

Azaleas Budding: A Product Of Mild Winter

  By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There are those rare occasions when events do not meet expectations. Typically the observer has a list of questions which attempt to reconcile the validity of their suppositions with the… Read More

Camellias Bloom In North Florida’s Winter

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director The pogo stick behavior of the thermometer has reflected the indecisive nature of the jet stream during the opening month of 2017. True it has been nicer to wear short sleeves… Read More

Stinkhorn Mushrooms Are Colorful Fungi

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… Read More

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

    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… Read More

Saw Palmetto Is Native To Florida

    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 seaside cabanas… Read More