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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.

  • Energy Saving Tips Energy Saving Tips
    Energy Saver Tip: Power Strip “Use a power strip as a central “turn off” point when you are done using equipment. Even when turned off, electronic and IT equipment often use a small amount of electricity. U.S. households spend approximately $100 per year to power devices while they are in a low power mode, roughly […]
    Posted on March 8, 2021
  • ‘Right Trees for the Right Time’ series begins March 10 ‘Right Trees for the Right Time’ series begins March 10
    Connecticut Sea Grant is joining with the Avalonia Land Conservancy and UConn CLEAR in presenting, “Finding the Right Trees for the Right Time,” a series of four talks about planning and planting for a resilient coastal forest in southeastern Connecticut. The series begins March 10, culminating in a June 9 presentation by Juliana Barrett, coastal […]
    Posted on March 5, 2021
  • Virtual Connecticut Master Gardener Association Symposium Virtual Connecticut Master Gardener Association Symposium
    On Saturday, March 20th starting at 9:00 am, Connecticut Master Gardeners, guests and the public will have the opportunity to hear national and regional experts talk about  “Gardening Any Time, Any Place”  by virtually attending the Connecticut Master Gardener Association (CMGA) 28th annual garden symposium.   Registration and information about the virtual event is available […]
    Posted on March 5, 2021
  • Connecticut Trail Census Welcomes New Graduate Assistant Connecticut Trail Census Welcomes New Graduate Assistant
    UConn Extension is excited to welcome Eniola Fasola as Connecticut Trail Census‘s newest graduate assistant.  Eniola obtained her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Economics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and the University of Connecticut, respectively. Currently, she is doing her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics at The University of Connecticut. Eniola will be […]
    Posted on March 3, 2021
  • Extension Impacts – 2020 Extension Impacts – 2020
    Extension is a part of UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources (CAHNR). We have over 100 years of experience strengthening communities in Connecticut and beyond. Extension programs cover the full spectrum of topics aligned with CAHNR’s strategic initiatives: Ensuring a vibrant and sustainable agricultural industry and food supply Enhancing health and well-being locally, […]
    Posted on March 1, 2021
  • FoodCorps Service Member Positions FoodCorps Service Member Positions
    As a FoodCorps service member you will teach students in the classroom and garden, but you will also learn skills that will help you grow professionally and personally. Apply to serve at www.foodcorps.org/apply What is FoodCorps? What will you do as a service member? Click here to learn more. Click here to view position descriptions.
    Posted on February 27, 2021
  • Making Maple Syrup in Your Own Back Yard CLEAR Webinar Making Maple Syrup in Your Own Back Yard CLEAR Webinar
    As winter winds down, and you’re considering outdoor, low-risk activities, making a small batch of maple syrup at home with your family might be a fun and healthy choice. This webinar will provide all the essential information you’ll need to get started, from identifying which of your trees might be sugar maples, to tapping, boiling […]
    Posted on February 26, 2021
  • Healing and Empowerment Through a Connection with a Horse Healing and Empowerment Through a Connection with a Horse
    A group of young Black men confidently guide their horses through the streets of Hartford’s North End. They smile and wave to friends and residents as they ride through the neighborhood. But this isn’t a chance encounter. They are members of the Junior Mounted Patrol Unit at Ebony Horsewomen, Incorporated, a non-profit equestrian and therapeutic […]
    Posted on February 24, 2021
  • Connecting Connecticut: A New Podcast from UConn Extension Connecting Connecticut: A New Podcast from UConn Extension
      Land-grant universities have provided communities, organizations, farmers and individuals with practical knowledge rooted in research through the Cooperative Extension System since the passage of the Smith-Lever Act in 1914. Over the last 107 years a lot has changed with our Extension systems. The program has expanded beyond its agricultural production origin to encompass a […]
    Posted on February 24, 2021
  • Indoor Air Quality Interactive Tour Indoor Air Quality Interactive Tour
    Indoor air quality is important to a healthy home, especially during these cold winter months! Use this interactive home tour to identify ways to protect your indoor air quality. This tour is also available in Spanish! http://bit.ly/IAQTour
    Posted on February 24, 2021
  • 2021 UConn 4-H Volunteer Award Winners 2021 UConn 4-H Volunteer Award Winners
    Volunteers are at the heart of UConn Extension and are an essential part of UConn 4-H! We are grateful for each and every one of you who show a dedication to service, leadership, and above all community!  Our 2021 UConn 4-H Volunteer Award Winners are: 4-H Alumni Award – Elaine Brodeur, Litchfield County Meritorious Service […]
    Posted on February 23, 2021
  • National Heart Health Month National Heart Health Month
    February is National Heart Health month! Hiking provides all of the classic health benefits you get from most cardio exercises. It improves blood pressure, lowers your risk of heart disease, decreases cholesterol, and helps control your weight.  There is nothing better than getting some fresh air in Winter if you feel cooped up.  Hiking is […]
    Posted on February 22, 2021
  • Connecticut Sea Grant’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report Connecticut Sea Grant’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report
    Connecticut Sea Grant’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report is now available. With photos, graphics, and summaries of many  projects and initiatives, it’s a great way to get a quick overview of Connecticut Sea Grant‘s programs. It is available here. Original Post
    Posted on February 19, 2021
  • Winter Weather Kit Winter Weather Kit
    Are you prepared for winter storms? Prepare a severe winter weather kit today! You should include: “A flashlight and extra batteries. Battery-powered NOAA weather radio and portable radio to receive emergency information. Extra food and water. High-energy food, such as dried fruit or candy, and food requiring no cooking or refrigeration is best. Extra medicine […]
    Posted on February 17, 2021

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Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4134
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  1. 3/9 4-H In 40: Reengaging Youth In 4-H Programs
  2. 3/10 2021 Tri-State SARE Project Webinar Series Improving Pasture Management For Sustainable Livestock Production
  3. 3/11 New England Dairy Nutrition Conference
  4. 3/13 Solid Ground Ag Mechanics Training
  5. 3/23 2021 Tri-State SARE Project Webinar Series Improving Pasture Management For Sustainable Livestock Production