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Connecticut is a small, diverse state with urban and rural spaces. We understand that because we live and work here. Extension educators are ready to connect you with our knowledge and help you to improve your community.

  • Ready, Set, Go! For a Healthier You! Ready, Set, Go! For a Healthier You!
    Welcome any youth between the ages of 7 and 18 interested in challenging themselves to improve how they feel and how they feel about themselves.  Join us for the next 6 weeks in learning about ways to practice good habits, and getting rewarded for doing it.  We will be holding a weekly workshop on a […]
    Posted on June 10, 2021
  • Job Openings: Educational Program Assistants Job Openings: Educational Program Assistants
    Search #: 495338 Please Apply Here: https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/cw/en-us/job/495338/educational-program-assistant-1-tolland-county-extension Educational Program Assistant 1, Tolland County Extension Search #: 495338 Work type: Full-time Location: Tolland County Extension Ctr Categories: Academic Programs and Services JOB SUMMARY The UConn Extension Center located in Vernon, CT is seeking applications for two (2) Educational Program Assistant 1 positions – one full-time position and one part-time position (75%).  These […]
    Posted on June 8, 2021
  • CAES Announces the Finding of the Box Tree Moth in Connecticut CAES Announces the Finding of the Box Tree Moth in Connecticut
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) in cooperation with USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) announce the detection of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker), at a single retail nursery in Connecticut on boxwood imported from a nursery in Ontario, Canada. As of […]
    Posted on June 7, 2021
  • Connecticut Master Woodland Manager Program Connecticut Master Woodland Manager Program
    Make your mark on Connecticut’s woodlands,  become a Master Woodland Manager! CFPA is excited to introduce the Connecticut Master Woodland Manager (MWM) program beginning August 2021. This year-long program provides woodland owners and managers with the knowledge and skills that they need to make the right decisions for their woodland that can help enhance their lives […]
    Posted on June 7, 2021
  • Dr. Larry Pennington: 23 Years of Volunteering to the UConn 4-H Program Dr. Larry Pennington: 23 Years of Volunteering to the UConn 4-H Program
    Volunteers are the backbone of the UConn 4-H program and are who keep the program vibrant. “Volunteer helps grow true leaders” Dr. Larry Penington of the First Town Veterinary Science 4-H Club of Hartford County 4-H has volunteered 23 years of service to this program. An interview was conducted with him and below are his […]
    Posted on June 4, 2021
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Nate McMullin of Hartford County 4-H Camp Volunteer Spotlight: Nate McMullin of Hartford County 4-H Camp
    Hartford County 4-H Camp, located on 100 acres in Marlborough, Connecticut has been offering camp experience for over 56 years to youth ranging from age 7 to 15. 4-H camp offers various options and sessions throughout the summer months and hosts small team building events in the off season for teenagers. Bring-your-own horse camp is […]
    Posted on June 2, 2021
  • Grilling Fire Safety Tip Grilling Fire Safety Tip
    As the weather gets warmer more of us will start to fire up our grills. Make sure to use safe grilling practices!
    Posted on June 2, 2021
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Kenton Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Kenton
    UConn Extension’s Center for Learning in Retirement (CLIR) provides meaningful and serious intellectual activities for retirees and other adults from all walks of life, conducted in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Volunteers work to put together interesting speakers for various sessions through the year. One of these volunteers is CLIR President, Dr. Steve Kenton. With […]
    Posted on June 1, 2021
  • ¡Sí Se Puede! Empowering Families with Monica Jimenez ¡Sí Se Puede! Empowering Families with Monica Jimenez
    As a child, Monica Jimenez would have fun pretending to be a teacher. In high school, her interests shifted from teaching to law. Soon after beginning law school she realized that path was not for her. She then found her true passion, Special Education.  Monica graduated from La Universidad de Azuay in Ecuador with a […]
    Posted on May 28, 2021
  • ¡Sí Se Puede! Empoderando Familias con Monica Jimenez ¡Sí Se Puede! Empoderando Familias con Monica Jimenez
    De niña Monica Jimenez jugaba a ser maestra. En la escuela secundaria, sus intereses pasaron de educación a la abogacía. Poco después de comenzar la escuela de leyes, se dio cuenta de que ese camino no era para ella. Luego encontró su verdadera pasión, la Educación Especial. En 1996, Monica se graduó de La Universidad […]
    Posted on May 28, 2021
  • UConn EFNEP Adult Course May 2021 Graduates! UConn EFNEP Adult Course May 2021 Graduates!
    Heather, Molly, and Juliana of our UConn Expanded Food and Nutrition Program led participants through a virtual nutrition and cooking class.  After completion participants shared: “Best class ever!” “The class was great, complete information, I liked it and learned a lot about food, hygiene, and sugary drinks. The drink class was very informative! Thank you […]
    Posted on May 26, 2021
  • Elevating Voices with UConn PEP Elevating Voices with UConn PEP
    UConn PEP Goes Online Our communities are stronger when all voices are elevated and included. UConn Extension’s People Empowering People (UConn PEP) program elevates voices by empowering individuals through community-based parent leadership training. People Empowering People builds on the unique strengths and life experiences of the participants. The program emphasizes the connection between individuals and […]
    Posted on May 26, 2021
  • Socially-Distanced Community Conservation Partnerships Socially-Distanced Community Conservation Partnerships
    Over the past four years, the University of Connecticut Conservation Training Partnerships program has engaged more than 220 high school students and adult volunteers in applying innovative geospatial technology to address real-world conservation issues, resulting in over 70 local environmental projects throughout the state. Due to COVID-19, the program transitioned to an online format this […]
    Posted on May 25, 2021

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