Reducing Your Risk of Wildfire Damage

Reducing Your Risk of Wildfire Damage

With wet growing seasons and multiple significant storms in the past several years bringing down many trees and/or limbs, it is quite likely that unmanaged forest lands throughout the Panhandle have a high fuel load for potential forest fires. These high fuel...
Friday Feature:  the Forgotten Storm

Friday Feature: the Forgotten Storm

Three years ago this week, on October 10, 2018, Calhoun County, Florida received a direct hit from Category 5 Hurricane Michael.  This was one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in US history.  All of Calhoun County experienced severe damage, but its vast...
Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Over the last decade or so, the Panhandle has been overrun, and I don’t just mean by the summer beach traffic.  Rather, by an aggressive, exotic perennial grass that quickly displaces all native species.  Cogongrass is not useful as a forage for wildlife or livestock,...