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ACES Shelby County-March Newsletter

 March 2017


Make Physical Activity Fun for Children

Inactivity is becoming an epidemic among children. Children today are less active than they were just a few years ago because of many factors, including less participation in daily physical education classes at school. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend children get 60 minutes of […]   Read More

"Beyond Rain Barrels"

Come join us and learn rainwater conservation tips! During times of drought it is important to relook at how we value water, lessons we can learn, and ways to use water wisely.   Read More

Please join Shelby County 4-H as we participate with Owen’s House in a Family Fun Day for Child Abuse Awareness

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Garden Talk: Now is the Time for a Friendly Fire!

Garden Talk: Now is the Time for a Friendly Fire! By Andrew J. Baril Here in north central Alabama, January through mid-March is a great time to use fire as a tool for land management. While it is harder to burn in urban areas, it is not […]   Read More

Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe!

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Seminar March 11, 2017: Hog & Predator Trapping

Seminar held at the Shelby County Agricultural Center (54 Kelly Lane, Columbiana, AL. 35051). For additional information please call #205-669-5121.   Read More

Carbohydrates: good or bad for you?

Sad that you can never eat bread, pasta or sugar again? If so, you are like most Americans who have read the recent warnings that carbohydrates cause weight gain and contribute to diabetes and heart disease. Low carb diets and cutting out carbs completely are widely thought of […]   Read More

"Organic Gardening"

Growing food organically will maximize the health benefits of raising and eating your own home grown food, while at the same time enriching your garden soil. Please join us in an upcoming Organic Gardening Workshop held March 13, 2017.   Read More

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