Friday, May 11, 2012

Event: Introduction to ArcGIS for Forestry and Other Natural Resources Applications Start: 5/11/12 7:30am
Fee: End: 5/11/12 11:30am
Calendar(s): ACES Commercial Horticulture; ACES Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.; ACES 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: Email: becky.barlow@auburn.edu
Description: This is day 2 of a two-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.

Event: Checking Pressure Gauges Start: 5/11/12 8:00am
Fee: End: 5/11/12 4:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
Address: 3200-A West Meighan Blvd County: Etowah
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Description: Pressure Gauge testing will be performed all day.

Event: Health Rocks Start: 5/11/12 8:30am
Fee: N/A End: 5/11/12 2:30pm
Calendar(s): ACES Urban Affairs
Address: Belsaw/Mt. Vernon School County: Mobile
Contact Name: Amanda C. Outlaw Phone: (251) 574-8445
Event Website: Email: outlaac@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Urban Environmental Science Education Program Start: 5/11/12 9:00am
Fee: None End: 5/11/12 2:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES 4-H & Youth Development; ACES Urban Affairs
Address: Wallace College, Dothan County: Houston
Contact Name: Shelia Andreasen Phone: 334-714-4494
Event Website: Email: phillc2@aces.edu
Description: Houston County Groundwater Education Day will consist of teaching three activities to approximately 900 4th grade students that focus on protecting water quality, water conservation, and recycling. Students will perform the following activities: Edible Aquifer, Water Filtration, and Recycling.

Event: 4-H Enrichment Programs - 3rd Grade Start: 5/11/12 1:00pm
Fee: Free End: 5/11/12 2:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Verbena High School County: Chilton
Contact Name: Josine Walter Phone: 334-750-2032
Event Website: Email: jaw0023@aces.edu
Description: Junior Master Gardener Program, Skins and Skulls and Natural Resource Program, Classroom in the Forest, Health Rocks, and many other programs including in-school 4-H club monthly meeting

 
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