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Extension Walton County

Fish Kills


January 8, 2018

Fishermen aren't the only people concerned with keeping ponds healthy, and fish can serve purposes other than adorning the dinner table. Some are kept as pets, and others serve to keep ponds free of weeds that might take over. Regardless of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

Low Tunnels can Protect Crops


January 8, 2018

If you grow a garden, you may be interested in protecting your crops from the weather. Even a light frost can damage crops, and the hottest weather in the summer can do the same. While we usually think of a greenhouse as protection from cold, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

Preparing Bees for Winter


January 8, 2018

As temperatures in North Florida grow colder, bees may need some special attention. There are a number of concerns that may need attention from local beekeepers. Weather and Temperature During the winter, honeybees are less able to gather ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

My Oak Trees Are Dying! – Hypoxylon Canker


January 8, 2018

A number of people in Walton County have had problems with oak trees on their property recently. Some trees have declined in health, others have died. Several factors contribute to this issue, and not every tree may be suffering from the same ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

Growing Hops in the Panhandle


January 8, 2018

When one thinks of hops, one most likely thinks first of beer. The brewing of beer, and especially its subsequent consumption, are likely to eclipse thoughts of any other part of the process that brings such a tasty beverage to the table. There’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

Indoor Insects


January 8, 2018

During the cool times of the year, getting out of bed can seem especially difficult. Cold weather can make a warm blanket, a cozy fire, or even just a building with the heat on seem irresistible. This applies not only to you and me, but also ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture

Exploring the Economic, Environmental and Social Issues Impacting the Coastal Dune Lakes


November 20, 2017

On a beautiful October day, 35 people gathered at the Camp Helen State Park lodge to share information about the rare Coastal Dune Lakes (CDLs) that line the coast of Walton and Bay Counties. Organized by the University of Florida Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Environmental Education, Florida Panhandle, Habitat Conservation, Panhandle Outdoors, Water Conservation, Water Schools

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