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  • UConn Native Plants and Pollinators conference UConn Native Plants and Pollinators conference
    The third biennial Native Plants and Pollinators conference will be held Friday, November 5, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., virtually via Zoom.  Register at s.uconn.edu/NPPC2021Register! Early Registration $30.00, by Thursday, September 30, 2021 $35.00, after September 30, 2021 Students, $15.00 with valid school ID Join us for 4 hours of presentations featuring current science-based research and […]
    Posted on September 17, 2021
  • Making Waldorf Salad with Angie Surowiecki from UConn EFNEP Making Waldorf Salad with Angie Surowiecki from UConn EFNEP
    Angie Surowiecki from our UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) walks us through making a Waldorf salad. The directions and ingredients can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vbf_KFbBL9Y
    Posted on September 17, 2021
  • Simple Stuffed Peppers with UConn EFNEP Simple Stuffed Peppers with UConn EFNEP
    Ready to make simple stuffed peppers with us? The recipe is available at: https://www.myplate.gov/recipes/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap/simple-stuffed-peppers. Heather Peracchio and Juliana Restrepo Marin walk us through the recipe for these peppers!
    Posted on September 15, 2021
  • Everyone’s Earth: Voices of National Leadership in Anti-Racism in the Outdoors Everyone’s Earth: Voices of National Leadership in Anti-Racism in the Outdoors
    UConn Extension has been collaborating with partners at Cornell and UW Madison to host “Everyone’s Earth: Voices of National Leadership in Anti-Racism in the Outdoors”. This is a collaborative national event held on September 30 from 12:30 – 2 PM that will feature a panel discussion with three national leaders in outdoor equity. Join us […]
    Posted on September 14, 2021
  • Apply to Become a UConn Extension Master Gardener Apply to Become a UConn Extension Master Gardener
    2022 classes will include hybrid and virtual options Fall is a great time to plan for next year’s gardening activities! Apply now for the 2022 UConn Extension Master Gardener Program. Classes will be held in New Haven, Norwich, Tolland, Torrington, and Stamford. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 18, 2021. “The program provides the […]
    Posted on September 13, 2021
  • “Right Trees for the Right Time” workshop offered “Right Trees for the Right Time” workshop offered
    Forest resources managers, land trust members and land owners are invited to a free workshop, “Right Trees for the Right Time,” focusing on New England forests. Organizations are encouraged to gather a team of two to four core participants who can participation in all four sessions of the workshop. The three-part workshop, on Oct. 1, 8 and […]
    Posted on September 10, 2021
  • Zucchini Stir Fry with UConn EFNEP Zucchini Stir Fry with UConn EFNEP
    Enjoy zucchini from your garden or farmer’s market bounty with this quick and easy vegetable side dish. Heather Peracchio and Juliana Restrepo Marin walk us through the recipe for this delicious and healthy dish. 
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • September Gardening Tips September Gardening Tips
    Gardening Tips for September Mid to late September is a great time to add accent plants, like vivid mums and starry asters, that will provide autumn colors in the landscape. Use them along with cool-colored ornamental cabbages and kales to replace bedraggled annuals in containers as well. Lawns can be renovated or repaired between late […]
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • Fall 2021 Paid Student Internship with CT Trail Finder Fall 2021 Paid Student Internship with CT Trail Finder
    Supervisor contact: This internship will be co-supervised by Laura Brown, Community & Economic Development Educator – New Haven County Extension Center, Contact- Laura Brown: Cell 608-886-0655 laura.brown@uconn.edu and Kimberly Bradley, CT Trail Census/Trail Finder Coordinator Cell 860-581-3130 Kimberly.bradley@uconn.edu Office location: Remote. Weekly online meetings (computer required) will be required. Background: The CT Trail Finder http://cttrailfinder.com/ […]
    Posted on September 7, 2021
  • Tackling Food & Justice, Youth Style! Tackling Food & Justice, Youth Style!
    On Wednesday, August 18th, The CT Farm to School Collaborative partnered with The CT Youth Food Program Alliance to host a virtual event, for youth, by youth! The virtual event included a career panel, and mini-workshops, that were hosted by the following Youth MCs, Sayaada Arouna of Grow Hartford Youth Program, Melyssa Cristino of Grow Windham, […]
    Posted on September 7, 2021
  • Birch Mill Farm – Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year 2021 Birch Mill Farm – Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year 2021
    New England Green Pastures Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year 2021 We are delighted to announce that Katlyn and Tim Kinsella of Birch Mill Farm have been selected as the 2021 New England Green Pastures Connecticut Outstanding Farm. Birch Mill Farm is located in Falls Village in the bucolic northwest corner of Connecticut. They are […]
    Posted on September 2, 2021
  • USDA Issues Statewide Farmland Disaster Declaration USDA Issues Statewide Farmland Disaster Declaration
    Governor Ned Lamont announced late yesterday that farmers statewide will be able to apply for emergency disaster loans due to production loss based upon severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Elsa. Farmers have eight (8) months from yesterday’s date to apply for federal assistance. Please contact your local FSA office to discuss emergency assistance that […]
    Posted on September 1, 2021
  • UConn People Empowering People (PEP) Communities UConn People Empowering People (PEP) Communities
    Our communities need leaders and empowered individuals create positive action. UConn PEP Communities helps individuals build on their unique strengths and life experiences. Learn more at pep.extension.uconn.edu
    Posted on August 25, 2021
  • 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference Announced 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference Announced
    The 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference will take place in Bridgeport on May 25, 2022. Oral presentations and posters across disciplines in natural and social sciences that contribute to the four themes of the Long Island Sound Study CCMP are welcome. These are: Clean waters and healthy watershed Thriving habitats and abundant wildlife Sustainable […]
    Posted on August 23, 2021
  • Recover From Tropical Storm Henri Recover From Tropical Storm Henri
    We understand that there will be a lot of cleanup required when Tropical Storm Henri recedes. Our friends at LSU AgCenter have curated the following resources in response to hurricanes and severe weather in their area. These can help you as you use a generator, recover, and clean up from the storm. Storm Recovery Guide Storm […]
    Posted on August 22, 2021

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