Friday, March 25, 2011

Event: Parenting Classes Start: 3/25/11 9:30am
Fee: 0.00 End: 3/25/11 12:30pm
Calendar(s): ACES Family & Child Development
Address: 372 7th Avenue SW, Hamilton, AL 35570 County: Marion
Contact Name: Marion County Extension Office Phone: 205-921-3551
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/marion Email: hardiam@auburn.edu
Description: Sessions to be covered is: Communications, Discipline & Setting Limits.

Event: Rain Water Management Start: 3/25/11 10:00am
Fee: FREE End: 3/25/11 1:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Upper Coastal Plains, 171 Experiment Loop, Winfield, AL 35594 County: Marengo
Contact Name: Marion County Extension Office Phone: 205-921-3551
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/marion Email: hardiam@auburn.edu
Description:

Event: ServSafe Start: 3/25/11 10:00am
Fee: 125.00 End: 3/25/11 4:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
Address: 1702 Noble St. County: Calhoun
Contact Name: Patti West Phone: 334/844-8090
Event Website: Email: westpat@auburn.edu
Description: Second day of 2 day class beginning March 21

Event: Alternative Beef Meeting Start: 3/25/11 11:00am
Fee: -0- End: 3/25/11 1:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Animal Science & Forages
Address: Perdido River Farms County: Escambia
Contact Name: Ken Kelley Phone: 251-867-7760
Event Website: Email: kellewi@auburn.edu
Description: Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP by Wednesday, March 23rd at the Escambia County Office due to limited seating. Topics: Economics of finishing animals for the freezer including grass fed and grain fed; Production and challenges of organic and grass fed beef; Sustainable Agriculture Resources and Networking. Speakers: Dr. Walt Prevatt, Randall Hastings and Karen Wynne

Event: Frogging by Ear Workshop Start: 3/25/11 2:00pm
Fee: $235 single occupancy/$225 double occupancy End: 3/27/11 2:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
Address: Solon Dixon Forestry Educational Center, Andalusia, AL County: Covington
Contact Name: Jimmy & Sierra Stiles Phone: 334-881-0084
Event Website: http://sdfec.auburn.edu Email: jrstiles@earthlink.net
Description: Come spend a fun weekend in Southwest Alabama's longleaf with herpetologists, Jimmy and Sierra Stiles, learning all about frogs in "Alabama's frog hotspot". This region supports some of the highest diversity of frog species in the United States. Participants will learn how to recognize frogs by their call and by using field marks to identify frogs in hand. Nightly field trips will tour local frogging sites for hands-on practice. Learn how to choose the best sites for listening to frogs, no matter where you are. We will demonstrate how Google Earth and other map resources can be used to identify the best spots for exploring the sounds of the night. Local frogs will be used to illustrate techniques to target species by understanding their life history, habitat and survival needs. We will present some interesting new techniques used for long-term monitoring and research as well as discuss low-cost methods for managing your land for maximum frog diversity. Participants will have opportunities to photograph local frog species as well as some other interesting local reptiles and amphibians. The workshop will be based out of the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center (http://sdfec.auburn.edu/) in southwest Alabama and we will have the opportunity explore over 90,000 acres of prime frog habitat!

Event: Journey Equestrian 4-H Horse Club Meeting Start: 3/25/11 6:00pm
Fee: End: 3/25/11 8:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Reid Ranch County: Elmore
Contact Name: Katrina Mitchell Phone: 334-567-6301
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/Elmore Email: mitchk1@aces.edu
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