Upcoming Events:

  • DEEP

    Time: 9:30 AM
    Location: 213 7th Ave SW, Reform, AL 35481
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/26 - DEEP
  • Right Bite Diabetes Workshops:Cherokee Medical Center

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Location: Cherokee Medical Center 400 Northwood Dr, Centre, AL 35960
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
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    09/26 - Right Bite Diabetes Workshops:Cherokee Medical Center
  • The "WAY" Tour

    Time: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: The tour will leave from Rockford Baptist Church, 9575 US Highway 231, Rockford, AL
    Calendar: Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
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    09/27 - The "WAY" Tour
  • DEEP

    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: Burt Agriculture Center, 103 Liberty St., Evergreen, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/27 - DEEP
  • Right Bite - Elmore County

    Time: 10:30 AM
    Location: 340 Queen Ann Road Wetumpka, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/28 - Right Bite - Elmore County
  • DEEP

    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: 300 N. Hoyle St., Bay Minette, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/29 - DEEP
  • Right Bite - Lee County - Opelika

    Time: 10:30 AM
    Location: 600 S 7th Street, Suite 4, Opelika, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/29 - Right Bite - Lee County - Opelika
  • Invisible Scars Movie Showing

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Pell City Center for Performing Arts
    Calendar: Community & Workforce Development
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    09/29 - Invisible Scars Movie Showing
  • Backyard Poultry Workshop

    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: 211 First Ave. SE, Decatur, AL
    Calendar: Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    10/04 - Backyard Poultry Workshop
  • DEEP

    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: Burt Agriculture Center, 103 Liberty St., Evergreen, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    10/04 - DEEP
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Home Environments

Maintaining a healthy environmet in your home is essential to the physical health, mental well being, and safety of you, your family, and pets.

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Lounging lizards and other reptile run-ins

Over the last month my family and I have had several unexpected encounters with reptiles around my home... more

Find a Deer Fawn?

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … A doe spends very little time with... more

Urban Nuisance-Smelly Kudzu Bugs Making Spring Appearance

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Trees and Power Lines After the Storm

The most common reason for storm power outages is tree failure onto power and communications lines... more

Don't miss it! Final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar

Just a reminder that the final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar will be Friday …... more

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

By Robert Spencer​, Urban Regional Extension Specialist ​​    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs Unit is partnering with the Alabama... more

Forest Farming webinar today!

David Fuller will  present information on "The incredible edible Ostrich Fern fiddlehead" today from 1-2 pm central time... more

NTFPs Please!

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Non-Timber Forest Products Fall Webinar Series This... more

Alabama Extension: Storm Recovery Resources

Alabamians are cleaning up after violent storms raked the state just days after the anniversary of the deadly April 2011... more

Kudzu Control

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … New Kudzu Control in Residential Areas Publication... more


Elements of Surprise: Don't Get Caught Off Guard by E-Waste Contaminants

old computer monitors When you replace your electronic devices have you ever wondered what happens to unused or discarded items? Essentially, they exist as electronic waste (e-waste). By definition, e-waste is electronic products used for data processing, telecommunications, or entertainment in households and businesses that are outdated, broken, or cannot be fixed. Materials used in these products are often toxic because they are made with harmful chemicals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, brominated flame retardants, and hexavalent chromium. If misused or mishandled, these chemicals can create serious health hazards. Learning about these hazardous substances and how they contaminate our environment and food and water supplies will help prepare you to recycle or to properly dispose of these products.   more...