Extension Express – Spring 2019

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It’s Giving Day!

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UConn Gives is BACK for year two. Put your paws in by supporting UConn 4-H, the UConn Extension Master Gardener Program, the 4-H Sports and Nutrition program, or the Natural Resources Conservation Academy on March 27-28, 2019. #AllPawsIn

We challenge you to give $1 (or more) to support the program of your choice.

Take the Climate Change Challenge

CEAD imageConnecticut Environmental Action Day (CEAD) is a daylong program for middle school and UConn students on the UConn Storrs Campus on Friday, March 29, 2019. CEAD seeks to inspire students to take the #ClimateChangeChallenge and then post their actions using #ExtendtheChange to encourage friends and families to do the same. Those not on the UConn campus can join us in the #ClimateChangeChallenge by taking the pledge at http://bit.ly/CCC_UConn to help #ExtendtheChange.

Connecticut Institute of Water Resources

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Photo: Molly Cunningham


The Connecticut Institute of Water Resources mission mission is to collaborate with and serve all colleges and universities in the state to resolve state and regional water related problems and provide a strong connection between water resource managers and the academic community, in addition to sharing the results of water resources research and other information with the general public.. Read the spring newsletter.

It’s National Nutrition Month!

overnight oats recipe

Did you know that buying frozen fruits and vegetables versus fresh have extra benefits? Frozen fruits and vegetables may be less expensive and can stretch your food dollars when fresh produce is not “in season” in your area. Read more...