ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, May 10, 2012 >>
Event: Introduction to ArcGIS for Forestry and Other Natural Resources Applications Start: 5/10/12 7:30am
Fee: $250 End: 5/10/12 3:30pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Room 2216 County: Lee
Contact Name: Becky Barlow Phone: 3348441019
Event Website: https://mell-base...p?&course=C120510 Email:
Description: This is day 1 of a 2-day course. This 1.5 day short course is an introduction to GIS that explores the basics of ArcGIS/ArcMap 10 that are essential in completing forestry and other natural resource based planning and management activities. The course will focus on vector data but also provides introductory information about raster data layers. The format includes instructor led examples for students to follow at their individual computers with handouts including screen shots and tips for future reference. All examples will focus on real-world forestry and other natural resource applications for creating maps and working with various data layers. Students will be able to use ArcGIS to open, explore, edit, and manipulate shapefiles for a variety of forestry and other natural resource based activities. Users will learn how to query and export tabular data in addition to creating professional maps for various reporting opportunities. Users will also learn about various overlay tools and be able conduct simple analyses for natural resource based activities. Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) Credit Hours: 10.5 Cat 1 The Wildlife Society awards a maximum of 12 contact hours in Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal/Professional Development Certificate Program for participation in the 2012 Introduction to ArcGIS for Forestry and Other Natural Resources Applications.For more information: Online registration coming soon.

Event: 4-H Health Rocks - Munford Middle School 7th Grade Start: 5/10/12 7:45am
Fee: End: 5/10/12 2:45pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Munford County: Talladega
Contact Name: Kim Good Phone: 256-252-9029
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Event: Forestry Field Day Start: 5/10/12 8:30am
Fee: Free End: 5/10/12 3:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Double Gates/Boykin Lodge on Hwy.43 County: Mobile
Contact Name: Beau Brodbeck Phone: 937-7171
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Description: Tour will include speakers on Bioenergy, Longleaf/Pine Straw Production, Forest Soils, Wild Turkey Management, Pond Management, US Fish & Wildlife and Alabama Forestry Commission. For more details contact Michelle Floyd 251-847-6041.

Event: Health Rocks Start: 5/10/12 8:30am
Fee: N/A End: 5/10/12 2:30pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: Belsaw/Mt. Vernon School County: Mobile
Contact Name: Amanda C. Outlaw Phone: (251) 574-8445
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Event: Home Canning 101 Start: 5/10/12 10:00am
Fee: $10 End: 5/10/12 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1070 Schillinger Road, North Mobile, AL 36608 County: Mobile
Contact Name: Amelia J. McGrew Phone: 251-574-8445
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Description: Learn the basics and how-to of home food preservation.

Event: Servsafe - St Clair County Start: 5/10/12 10:00am
Fee: 125.00 End: 5/10/12 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: St Clair County Extension 1815 Cogswell Ave, #103 Pell City, AL 35125 County: St. Clair
Contact Name: Angela Treadaway Phone: 205-410-3696
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Description: Food Safety Certification Course for Food Service Workers. Two day course. Must attend both days, take and past test to become certified. This is a mandatory program for all food service establishments and is approved by the State Health Department.

Event: Urban Nutrition Education Program (UNEP) Start: 5/10/12 10:30am
Fee: N/A End: 5/10/12 12:30pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: Hillsdale Community Center County: Mobile
Contact Name: Bernadine Ransom Phone: (251) 574-8445
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Event: Health Rocks, Various 4-H Programs and 4-H Club Meetings Start: 5/10/12 4:30pm
Fee: Free End: 5/10/12 5:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 869 Jensen Rd, Prattville, AL County: Autauga
Contact Name: Josine Walter Phone: 334-750-2032
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Description: Health Rocks, Various 4-H Programs and monthly 4-H club meeting

Event: Hale County Extension Office Start: 5/10/12 5:00pm
Fee: $ 125.00 End: 5/10/12 9:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 701 Hall Street,Hale County Ag Center, Greensbor, Al. 36744 County: Hale
Contact Name: Tyrone Smith Phone: 334-624-8710
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Description: Hale County Master Gardener class will begin on March 1, 2012 and last through May 17, 2012. Anyone who would like to attend should contact their local County Extension Office or the Hale County Extension Office for an application for the class.

Event: CHAMPION Exercise Program Start: 5/10/12 5:30pm
Fee: End: 5/10/12 6:30pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: Montgomery Co Extension Office County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Metara Austin Phone: 334-707-5319
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Event: Backyard Chicken Workshop Start: 5/10/12 6:00pm
Fee: End: 5/10/12 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Poultry
Address: 23952 AL Hwy 55, Suite 4 County: Covington
Contact Name: Charles Simon Phone: 334-222-1125
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Description: Backyard Chicken Workshop Topics: Opportunities for a Poultry Flock Raising Chickens for Fun and Profit

Event: Dale County 4-H Community Club Meeting Start: 5/10/12 6:00pm
Fee: End: 5/10/12 7:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Dale County Extension Office County: Dale
Contact Name: Doug Summerford Phone: 334-750-1573
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Description: 4-H Community Club Meeting

Event: Yes We Can ! Dothan Presidential Volunteer Service Awards Gala Start: 5/10/12 6:00pm
Fee: Free End: 5/10/12 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: 3209 Reeves Street County: Houston
Contact Name: Rosalind James Phone: 334-794-4108
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Description: Urban Regional Extension Agent will honor student club officers of local clubs and organizations for their volunteer service hours. Students will recieve award metals, letters and certificate from President Barack Obama.

Event: Horn Fly Management in Beef Cattle Start: 5/10/12 6:30pm
Fee: End: 5/10/12 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: 54 Kelly Lane Columbiana AL 35051 County: Shelby
Contact Name: Ricky Colquitt Phone: 205-669-6763
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