winter

Manatees are on the move in the winter months

Manatees are on the move in the winter months

Manatees are now on the move to warmer water as winter settles in, making this a good time to educate people about the popular aquatic animal. “Manatee Awareness Month is a great opportunity to educate the public about manatee conservation at a critical time of the year,” said Jamie Rager, a representative for the Florida […]

Tips to prevent winter chill from stoking power bill

Tips to prevent winter chill from stoking power bill

As temperatures drop below 40 degrees, many Navarre homeowners are cranking up the heat. But adjusting the thermostat by just one degree up or down can affect the monthly power bill of residential customers by 4 percent on average, according to University of Florida senior lecturer Wendell Porter. Read the full article in the Dec. […]

Cold temperatures headed our way

Cold temperatures headed our way

According to the National Weather Service in Mobile, two cold fronts are heading our way this week. The first cold front will arrive Tuesday evening bringing moderate rain amounts Tuesday evening into Wednesday. “Behind that is a significant cold front and winds will shift out of the north with winds up to 15 mph and […]

Camping still worth enjoying in the winter months

Camping still worth enjoying in the winter months

Missy Smothers used to work at Denali National Park in Alaska, where camping isn’t exactly among the most popular activities in winter months. Yet, the story is different in Florida and other warm weather climates, where many still flock to area parks in their recreational vehicles or set up their tents in order to enjoy […]