Tag Archive: Eastern

Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Mature horses should receive an EEE booster vaccine every spring and fall.  Photo by Tyler Jones. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. EEE most often infects horses but can also infect humans.  There is no vaccine for humans and approximately 1/3 of those infected die of the disease. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/23/horse-owners-urged-to-vaccinate-against-eastern-equine-encephalitis/

Rethinking the Eastern Mole

How can an animal that does such much to help rid your lawn of pests be so hated by most homeowners?  Such is the life of the mole. The beneficial mammal is a soil dweller that tunnels through the soil, increasing aeration as it searches out a meal of  beetle grubs, mole crickets, and slugs.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/15/rethinking-the-eastern-mole/