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  • Job Opening: Public Service Specialist Job Opening: Public Service Specialist
    Public Service Specialist UConn Extension, Hartford County The UConn Department of Extension welcomes applications for an experienced part-time professional to coordinate and assist with implementing professional development and creating educational resources on genetic engineering. This is a temporary position that reports to the Associate Extension Educator. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plan and implement professional development experiences […]
    Posted on October 14, 2021
  • Domestic Seaweed 101 Domestic Seaweed 101
    The Sea Grant Seaweed Hub has released a new infographic that provides a guide to where seaweed is grown and current market outlets. The infographic can be found here. For information on the Sea Grant Seaweed Hub, visit: www.seaweedhub.org. Posted originally by: CT Sea Grant
    Posted on October 12, 2021
  • What is a Jumping Worm? What is a Jumping Worm?
    Jumping worms. Crazy worms. Snake worms. These nicknames apply to invasive earthworms of the genus Amynthas found in the United States. These Asian worms have been in the U.S. for years but have recently been in the spotlight due to the damage they can cause. Globalization, commerce, and development have contributed to their spread. There are extremely few native earthworm species in […]
    Posted on October 12, 2021
  • Enrolling Now: People Empowering People Communities Enrolling Now: People Empowering People Communities
    Our communities need leaders, and empowered people create positive action. We are registering community members for our in person and online People Empowering People (PEP) Communities Facilitator Training now. Learn more at https://pep.extension.uconn.edu/.
    Posted on October 11, 2021
  • Part-time Jobs: Master Gardener County Coordinator Positions Part-time Jobs: Master Gardener County Coordinator Positions
    We have two part-time jobs open for Master Gardener County Coordinators, one in Tolland County (Vernon office) and one in New London County (Norwich office). Position descriptions and application information are below. Position Description: Master Gardener County Coordinator – Tolland County  (We also have a position open in New London County – see below for […]
    Posted on October 7, 2021
  • Sweet Potato Tater Tot Recipe Sweet Potato Tater Tot Recipe
        UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program has made an easy-to-follow video on how to make sweet potato tater tots. They are yummy and nutritious!      
    Posted on October 7, 2021
  • CT Sea Grant publishes guidebook on Long Island Sound CT Sea Grant publishes guidebook on Long Island Sound
    In the early 1990s Connecticut Sea Grant published popular guidebooks of Long Island Sound called Living Treasures: The Plants and Animals of Long Island Sound and Tesoros Vivientes: Las plantas y animales del Long Island Sound. Accompanying the books, the Sea Grant educators also developed slide presentations, which provide a great overview of the plants and animals that live […]
    Posted on October 7, 2021
  • Job Openings in Farmington and Bethel Job Openings in Farmington and Bethel
    We’re hiring! Extension has two positions open: Assistant/Associate Cooperative Extension Educator (UConn 4-H educator based in our Bethel office) Educational Program Assistant 1, Hartford County Extension (75% part-time position located in Hartford).   Apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/. Educational Program Assistant (75% Position) JOB SUMMARY The UConn Extension Center located in Farmington, CT is seeking applications […]
    Posted on October 4, 2021
  • Extension EFNEP Programming Positively Impacts Participants Extension EFNEP Programming Positively Impacts Participants
    Our Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) shifted during the pandemic, just as everyone did. Last summer I had the opportunity to work with Bristol and New Britain HRA programs teaching their summer youth employment program. Their Program Director asked me to create a five-week virtual class, with 16 hours’ worth of work per […]
    Posted on October 1, 2021
  • Key questions about environmental contaminants to be addressed by CTSG, partners Key questions about environmental contaminants to be addressed by CTSG, partners
    Connecticut Sea Grant, in partnership with the New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs, has been awarded an $850,000 federal grant to help unravel the complex problem of contaminants of emerging concern, or CECs, in coastal and freshwater environments. CECs are residues of products commonly used by people and businesses, including pharmaceuticals, personal care […]
    Posted on September 29, 2021
  • Cooking Citrus Vegetables with UConn EFNEP Cooking Citrus Vegetables with UConn EFNEP
    Citrus vegetables are a healthy meal choice. Make some with us using the easy-to-follow recipe: https://www.myplate.gov/recipes/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap/citrus-vegetables Heather Peracchio and Juliana Restrepo Marin walk us through the recipe for this delicious meal. 
    Posted on September 27, 2021
  • Water Testing for Homeowners Water Testing for Homeowners
    When was the last time you had your well water tested? The Connecticut Department of Public Health has certified testing locations throughout the state. Visit ctiwr.uconn.edu/residents for locations and other resources. If you have “city water”, your supplier is required to test your water on a regular basis (check your water company website or call […]
    Posted on September 25, 2021
  • UConn 4-H’er Selected as Runner Up for National 4-H Award UConn 4-H’er Selected as Runner Up for National 4-H Award
    National 4-H Council announced that Olivia Hall of Litchfield County is a runner up for the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Award for Healthy Living. Hall is recognized nationally for her commitment to addressing food insecurity in her community and surrounding areas. Already aware of the food insecurity issues in her community, Hall noticed how […]
    Posted on September 22, 2021
  • Help Maintain the Spread of the Spotted Lanternfly in Connecticut Help Maintain the Spread of the Spotted Lanternfly in Connecticut
    The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is continuing its move through Connecticut. It has been found in Orange and Milford, Connecticut. It is important that everyone help spread the word about this invasive pest. Many farms in Connecticut have visitors that travel from areas where SLF populations are established in Connecticut and outside Connecticut. What can you […]
    Posted on September 22, 2021
  • September Checklist for Connecticut Gardeners September Checklist for Connecticut Gardeners
    Written by Colleen Amster and Arianna Ege, UConn Extension Master Gardener Volunteers September is a good time for Connecticut gardeners to begin the fall cleanup and assessment process. It is also a good time to shop for trees, shrubs, and bulbs, and prepare for next year’s growing season. Here is a helpful list to get […]
    Posted on September 21, 2021

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