ACES Calendar

<< Monday, January 22, 2018 >>
Event: West Al Tourism Extension Marketing Start: 1/22/18 2:00am
Fee: End: 1/22/18 5:00am
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs; General Administration
Address: Dallas Co. County: Hale
Contact Name: Tyrone D. Smith Phone: 3346248710
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Event: ForestHER ON FIRE Start: 1/22/18 8:30am
Fee: 80 End: 1/22/18 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; General Administration; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center - 12130 Dixon Center Road, Andalusia, AL 36420 County: Covington
Contact Name: Becky Barlow Phone: 334-844-1019
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Description: ForestHER is designed for women who love nature and learning about the natural world. You don't have to own a lot of land. If you have even one acre, this workshop is for you! ForestHER is a hands-on workshop will focus on teaching women landowners about Alabama's historic fire regimes and how prescribed fire can and should be used as an effective land management tool. Come dressed and ready to go to the woods! Most of day one, you will be indoors learning about fire behavior, safety, and management techniques. The remaining portion of the class will be spent in the woods applying what you learned in the classroom. Weather permitting, students will see a prescribed fire.

Event: Scale Back Alabama Weigh In Start: 1/22/18 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 1/22/18 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 13999 AL Hwy 22, Rockford, AL 35136 County: Coosa
Contact Name: Sharon Haynes Phone: 256-377-4713
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Description: Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. You must have a team member and be at least 18 years of age. To participate come by Coosa County Extension Office. You must weigh in the week of January 22- 26 and weigh out the week of April 2-6.

Event: Diabetes Support Group Meeting Start: 1/22/18 9:30am
Fee: Free End: 1/22/18 10:30am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
Address: Selma Dallas Public Library, 1103 Selma Ave., Selma, Alabama County: Dallas
Contact Name: Mrs. Callie Nelson Phone: 334-875-3200
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Description: "Losing Weight When You Have Diabetes" will be the topic. It will be presented by a trained Extension Educator and discussions will be held on how to make healthy selections when eating out as well as share recipes and have a taste testing of diabetic friendly recipes.

Event: RUP Training Workshop WREC Start: 1/22/18 5:30pm
Fee: $20 for training and $25 for permit End: 1/22/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: WREC in Headland County: Henry
Contact Name: James D. Jones Phone: 3345856416
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Description: RUP Training to renew private applicator permits. Training $25 to include testing to get pesticide permit renewal for 3 years

Event: RUP Training WREC Start: 1/22/18 5:30pm
Fee: $20 End: 1/22/18 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Aquatic Resources
Address: WREC in Headland on Highway 431 at US Hwy 134 E County: external
Contact Name: James D. Jones Jr Phone: 334-585-6416
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Description: RUP Training for private applicators to receive their testing for Restricted use pesticide permit. Permits good for 3 years. Renewals for permits only expiring in 2018. Sponsored meal at 5:30 PM with meeting starting promptly at 6 pm. in WREC Auditorium in Headland.