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Events for July 12 — July 18, 2020

All in-person Extension events through August 8 are canceled due to coronavirus concerns. Contact your county Extension office about specific events.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020

Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Teachers Workshop

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

The Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Workshop provides hands-on training and expert advice on how to start and operate an aquaponics system and provides resource materials to help integrate the knowledge into existing curriculum. Teachers will design and build a complete aquaponics system that they can take back to their school. Faculty from Auburn University, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama, Mississippi Sea Grant Consortium provides expert instruction.

Address:
E.W. Shell Fisheries Center
2101 N College St
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@aces.edu
334-844-2874

Register Online

$295 Aquaculture, Statewide

Aquaponics 101 Online Teacher Workshop

This workshop is designed for educators interested in utilizing aquaponics as a cross curricular teaching platform. This online workshop is replacing our annual 5-Day hands-on professional development workshop and will include live ZOOM meetings and offline assignments.

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2874

$125.00 Alabama 4-H, Fish & Water, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Meaningful Mondays Estate Planning Series

Weekly series hosted by Alabama Extension,
AARP Alabama, and Faulkner University Jones School of Law.
These sessions will provide insight on preparation for
organization and advance planning.

TOPICS INCLUDE: Organizing Important Papers, Advance Planning Documents General Overview, Alabama Healthcare Directive, Financial Powers of Attorney, Preparing to Care, Managing Someone Else’s Money, and Last Will and Testament

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 270-4133

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bullock County, Elmore County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Online, Russell County

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Teachers Workshop

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

The Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Workshop provides hands-on training and expert advice on how to start and operate an aquaponics system and provides resource materials to help integrate the knowledge into existing curriculum. Teachers will design and build a complete aquaponics system that they can take back to their school. Faculty from Auburn University, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama, Mississippi Sea Grant Consortium provides expert instruction.

Address:
E.W. Shell Fisheries Center
2101 N College St
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@aces.edu
334-844-2874

Register Online

$295 Aquaculture, Statewide

Aquaponics 101 Online Teacher Workshop

This workshop is designed for educators interested in utilizing aquaponics as a cross curricular teaching platform. This online workshop is replacing our annual 5-Day hands-on professional development workshop and will include live ZOOM meetings and offline assignments.

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2874

$125.00 Alabama 4-H, Fish & Water, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Tuning into Kids

A six-session parenting program for parents
Would you like to learn how be better at talking with your child?
• be better at understanding your child?
• help your child learn to manage their emotions?
• help to prevent behaviour problems in your child?
• teach your child to deal with conflict?

Tuning in to Kids shows you how to help your child develop emotional intelligence. Children with higher emotional intelligence:
• have greater success with making and keeping friends
• have better concentration at school
• are more able to calm down when upset or angry
• tend to have fewer childhood illnesses

Contact:
Synithia Flowers
willisl@auburn.edu
(205) 329-1148

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Online, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Statewide

ForestHER Lunch & Learn

Covington County Extension Office, 23952 Alabama Highway 55 Andalusia AL, 36420

ForestHER Lunch & Learn is for any woman that owns forestland or is just interested in learning more about forestry in a relaxed, fun online setting. Join us during your lunch break as Extension Specialist and Forestry Professor, Dr. Becky Barlow discusses Tips for Women to be More Effective Landowners. Preregistration is required through the ZOOM link provided.

Address:
Covington County Extension Office
23952 Alabama Highway 55
Andalusia, AL 36420

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@aces.edu
(334) 389-4055

Register Online

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Online, Statewide

Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series

Alabama Extension’s Urban Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resource Management Team and Project Learning Tree (PLT) present Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series. We will utilize Alabama Extension’s Urban Environmental Science Education Program (UESEP) (add link) and PLT’s (add link) award-winning environmental education curriculum to help teachers explore concepts of Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (E-STEM).

Integrating environmental education into STEM learning is a novel way to improve knowledge and foster environmental stewardship. The UESEP program is one of many programs nationwide using PLT’s environmental education curriculum to engage children in learning, both outside and indoors. PLT is designed for educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade twelve. It offers 96 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities and correlations to state academic standards. Topics include forests, wildlife and water, and features include cooperative learning and technology extensions.

The interactive, virtual workshop series will offer lesson plans and activities provided by a diverse group of presenters from across the state. Each lesson and activity will expose educators to new environmental teaching opportunities designed for formal or informal settings. They will also increase the child’s ability to PERFORM: Problem Solve, Evaluate, Reason, Focus, Observe, Research a Problem, and Measure. Let’s make learning fun by exploring the natural environment.

*Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available to those who complete each webinar series. Scroll down for details.

Tune in on Tuesdays and Thursdays
When: July 14-23, 2020 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CST
Where: The webinars are presented through Zoom, an online video presentation format. They are also available through Facebook Live on the Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs Facebook page.

Free Registration
Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. Visit http://www.aces.edu/go/CampConservation to register.

New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom website to watch a video that will help you prepare to attend. You do not have to set up a Zoom account to participate. All webinars will be archived and uploaded to the Alabama Extension YouTube channel.

Schedule and E-STEM Topics
June 14 – Forestry: Trees & Forest Ecosystems
July 16 – Wildlife Management: Native Animals of Alabama & Songbirds
July 21 – Natural Resource Conservation: Soils, Water, & Watersheds
July 23 – Energy & Waste Management: Household Wastes & Recycling

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Each webinar offers one professional contact hour through the Alabama Math Science Technology Initiative (AMSTI) https://www.amsti.org/ (add link). Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the series. Registration details will be provided during each webinar session.

Educational Resources
Each participant will receive a free PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide E-Book from PLT. The first twenty participants to register will receive a hard copy of the 480-page Activity Guide valued at $24.99. Register by July 7, 2020 for a chance to receive an Environmental Educators E-STEM Field Pack filled with educational materials and supplies.

Take the Survey
Alabama Extension is always looking for ways to serve you better. Please take a moment to complete this short survey. We appreciate your input as we make every effort to improve Extension programs. These surveys not only help better our programs but also help determine federal and state funding. This funding allows us to continue providing affordable, research-based education to you and your family.
Take the Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series

More Information
Contact Karnita Garner, Allyson Shabel, or Roosevelt Robinson for more information about this series or to learn about other environmental programs offered throughout the state. For more details on the Alabama Forestry Foundation or self-paced online training with Project Learning Tree contact Ashley Smith at alaforestry.org (add link) or visit https://www.plt.org/ (add link)

Contact:
Roosevelt Robinson
robinrl@auburn.edu
(334) 740-9682

http://www.aces.edu/go/CampConservation

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Webinar Series

Alabama Extension’s Home Grounds Team knows that for a school’s outdoor classroom to be successful, the garden must be grown and maintained correctly. The STEM in the Garden webinar course will train teachers on basic gardening principles, ways to align the Alabama gardening calendar with your school year calendar, and solutions to common problems associated with outdoor classrooms. STEM in the Garden will strengthen your garden knowledge, while maximizing your school garden’s STEM teaching capability. This course follows along with Clemson University’s outdoor classroom curriculum, STEM in the Garden, which is recommended for purchase to accompany the class.

9 CEUs are available with this course (1.5 per session) through the AAMU/UAH Regional In-service Center on the PowerSchool platform. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the STEM in the Garden series.
Presentations 50 minutes each with a 10-minute break between sessions.
July 14: Soil and Plant nutrition by Rudy Pacumbaba
Basic Plant Biology by Rudy Pacumbaba
July 16: Water and Irrigation in the Outdoor Classroom by Rhonda Britton
Lawns and Managing Weeds in the Outdoor Classroom by Tim Crow
July 21: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs by Lucy Edwards
Edible Landscape Ideas for School Grounds by Hayes Jackson
July 23: Pollinator Gardening by Dani Carroll
Beneficial Insects in the Garden by Sallie Lee
July 28: Plant Propagation in the Classroom by Allyson Shabel
Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Garden by Allyson Shabel
July 30: Composting and Vermicomposting for School by Roosevelt Robinson
Safe Chemical Use in the Outdoor Classroom by Marcus Garner

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-7677

http://www.aces.edu/go/STEM

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Teachers Workshop

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

The Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Workshop provides hands-on training and expert advice on how to start and operate an aquaponics system and provides resource materials to help integrate the knowledge into existing curriculum. Teachers will design and build a complete aquaponics system that they can take back to their school. Faculty from Auburn University, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama, Mississippi Sea Grant Consortium provides expert instruction.

Address:
E.W. Shell Fisheries Center
2101 N College St
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@aces.edu
334-844-2874

Register Online

$295 Aquaculture, Statewide

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Webinar Series

Alabama Extension’s Home Grounds Team knows that for a school’s outdoor classroom to be successful, the garden must be grown and maintained correctly. The STEM in the Garden webinar course will train teachers on basic gardening principles, ways to align the Alabama gardening calendar with your school year calendar, and solutions to common problems associated with outdoor classrooms. STEM in the Garden will strengthen your garden knowledge, while maximizing your school garden’s STEM teaching capability. This course follows along with Clemson University’s outdoor classroom curriculum, STEM in the Garden, which is recommended for purchase to accompany the class.

9 CEUs are available with this course (1.5 per session) through the AAMU/UAH Regional In-service Center on the PowerSchool platform. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the STEM in the Garden series.
Presentations 50 minutes each with a 10-minute break between sessions.
July 14: Soil and Plant nutrition by Rudy Pacumbaba
Basic Plant Biology by Rudy Pacumbaba
July 16: Water and Irrigation in the Outdoor Classroom by Rhonda Britton
Lawns and Managing Weeds in the Outdoor Classroom by Tim Crow
July 21: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs by Lucy Edwards
Edible Landscape Ideas for School Grounds by Hayes Jackson
July 23: Pollinator Gardening by Dani Carroll
Beneficial Insects in the Garden by Sallie Lee
July 28: Plant Propagation in the Classroom by Allyson Shabel
Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Garden by Allyson Shabel
July 30: Composting and Vermicomposting for School by Roosevelt Robinson
Safe Chemical Use in the Outdoor Classroom by Marcus Garner

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-7677

http://www.aces.edu/go/STEM

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Aquaponics 101 Online Teacher Workshop

This workshop is designed for educators interested in utilizing aquaponics as a cross curricular teaching platform. This online workshop is replacing our annual 5-Day hands-on professional development workshop and will include live ZOOM meetings and offline assignments.

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2874

$125.00 Alabama 4-H, Fish & Water, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) – Session 8

DEEP Session 8: Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is an education curriculum designed to help people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, relatives, and caregivers gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care. This lesson will focus on:
1. Emotional aspects of diabetes, such as stress and depression.
2. Self-advocacy
3. How to involve family and friends in the self-care program.

Contact:
Helen Jones
herndhj@auburn.edu
334-201-6775

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Online, Statewide

Patient Portal Virtual Training

Human Health & Nutrition will host a Virtual Patient Portal Training designed to teach participants how to successfully use the patient portal site. After successfully completing this training you will learn

how to:

*Connect with your doctor conveniently

*24–Hr access to personal health information

*Complete per-registration before upcoming appointments

*Pay/monitor financial obligations associated with medical costs

Monica Townser is inviting you to a scheduled Auburn University Zoom e-meeting. If you’re a new participant, we have a quick start guide here: https://aub.ie/zoomquickstart

Topic: Patient Portal Training
Time: Jul 15, 2020 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/3481093031
Connect using Computer/Device audio if possible.

Or Telephone: Meeting ID: 348 109 3031
Dial: +1 312 626 6799 (US Toll)
or +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East)
Meeting ID: 348 109 3031

SIP: 3481093031@zoomcrc.com

Contact:
Monica Townser
met0066@aces.edu
251-533-6236

FREE Home & Family, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Online, Statewide, Washington County

Alabama 4-H at AAMU Virtual Robotics Camp

Alabama 4-H at AAMU is hosting a Virtual Robotics Camp for youth ages 10-13! Come join the fun! You will learn how to use block coding to program a virtual robot. All you need is a laptop or tablet, Internet connection, and a positive attitude! Camp will take place every Wednesday in July from 1:00-2:00. Registration is required.

Contact:
Jessica Williams
jlw0018@aces.edu
(256) 309-9119

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Teachers Workshop

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

The Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Workshop provides hands-on training and expert advice on how to start and operate an aquaponics system and provides resource materials to help integrate the knowledge into existing curriculum. Teachers will design and build a complete aquaponics system that they can take back to their school. Faculty from Auburn University, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama, Mississippi Sea Grant Consortium provides expert instruction.

Address:
E.W. Shell Fisheries Center
2101 N College St
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@aces.edu
334-844-2874

Register Online

$295 Aquaculture, Statewide

Aquaponics 101 Online Teacher Workshop

This workshop is designed for educators interested in utilizing aquaponics as a cross curricular teaching platform. This online workshop is replacing our annual 5-Day hands-on professional development workshop and will include live ZOOM meetings and offline assignments.

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2874

$125.00 Alabama 4-H, Fish & Water, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series

Alabama Extension’s Urban Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resource Management Team and Project Learning Tree (PLT) present Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series. We will utilize Alabama Extension’s Urban Environmental Science Education Program (UESEP) (add link) and PLT’s (add link) award-winning environmental education curriculum to help teachers explore concepts of Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (E-STEM).

Integrating environmental education into STEM learning is a novel way to improve knowledge and foster environmental stewardship. The UESEP program is one of many programs nationwide using PLT’s environmental education curriculum to engage children in learning, both outside and indoors. PLT is designed for educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade twelve. It offers 96 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities and correlations to state academic standards. Topics include forests, wildlife and water, and features include cooperative learning and technology extensions.

The interactive, virtual workshop series will offer lesson plans and activities provided by a diverse group of presenters from across the state. Each lesson and activity will expose educators to new environmental teaching opportunities designed for formal or informal settings. They will also increase the child’s ability to PERFORM: Problem Solve, Evaluate, Reason, Focus, Observe, Research a Problem, and Measure. Let’s make learning fun by exploring the natural environment.

*Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available to those who complete each webinar series. Scroll down for details.

Tune in on Tuesdays and Thursdays
When: July 14-23, 2020 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CST
Where: The webinars are presented through Zoom, an online video presentation format. They are also available through Facebook Live on the Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs Facebook page.

Free Registration
Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. Visit http://www.aces.edu/go/CampConservation to register.

New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom website to watch a video that will help you prepare to attend. You do not have to set up a Zoom account to participate. All webinars will be archived and uploaded to the Alabama Extension YouTube channel.

Schedule and E-STEM Topics
June 14 – Forestry: Trees & Forest Ecosystems
July 16 – Wildlife Management: Native Animals of Alabama & Songbirds
July 21 – Natural Resource Conservation: Soils, Water, & Watersheds
July 23 – Energy & Waste Management: Household Wastes & Recycling

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Each webinar offers one professional contact hour through the Alabama Math Science Technology Initiative (AMSTI) https://www.amsti.org/ (add link). Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the series. Registration details will be provided during each webinar session.

Educational Resources
Each participant will receive a free PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide E-Book from PLT. The first twenty participants to register will receive a hard copy of the 480-page Activity Guide valued at $24.99. Register by July 7, 2020 for a chance to receive an Environmental Educators E-STEM Field Pack filled with educational materials and supplies.

Take the Survey
Alabama Extension is always looking for ways to serve you better. Please take a moment to complete this short survey. We appreciate your input as we make every effort to improve Extension programs. These surveys not only help better our programs but also help determine federal and state funding. This funding allows us to continue providing affordable, research-based education to you and your family.
Take the Camp Conservation for Teachers: A Virtual Workshop Series

More Information
Contact Karnita Garner, Allyson Shabel, or Roosevelt Robinson for more information about this series or to learn about other environmental programs offered throughout the state. For more details on the Alabama Forestry Foundation or self-paced online training with Project Learning Tree contact Ashley Smith at alaforestry.org (add link) or visit https://www.plt.org/ (add link)

Contact:
Roosevelt Robinson
robinrl@auburn.edu
(334) 740-9682

http://www.aces.edu/go/CampConservation

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Touch Base Thursdays

Mark your calendars for Thursdays at 2pm and tune into Alabama Human Sciences Extension weekly for brief educational segments aimed at helping you and your family to thrive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic! (https://m.facebook.com/AlabamaHumanSciencesExtension/) June 4 Sallie Hooker — Hooked on Hookah
June 11 Melanie Allen — Shake Away Stress June 18 Synithia Flowers — Relationship Workout: Love & Conflict June 25 Wanda Carpenter — Complimenting Value
July 2 Leigh Akins— Making Memory Boxes for Isolated Seniors
July 9 Margaret Odom— Spending Quality Time with Children
July 16 Debra Ward — Positive Ways to Climate Self-Awareness-Caring for Self

Contact:
Synithia Flowers
willisl@auburn.edu
(205) 329-1148

FREE Home & Family, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Webinar Series

Alabama Extension’s Home Grounds Team knows that for a school’s outdoor classroom to be successful, the garden must be grown and maintained correctly. The STEM in the Garden webinar course will train teachers on basic gardening principles, ways to align the Alabama gardening calendar with your school year calendar, and solutions to common problems associated with outdoor classrooms. STEM in the Garden will strengthen your garden knowledge, while maximizing your school garden’s STEM teaching capability. This course follows along with Clemson University’s outdoor classroom curriculum, STEM in the Garden, which is recommended for purchase to accompany the class.

9 CEUs are available with this course (1.5 per session) through the AAMU/UAH Regional In-service Center on the PowerSchool platform. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the STEM in the Garden series.
Presentations 50 minutes each with a 10-minute break between sessions.
July 14: Soil and Plant nutrition by Rudy Pacumbaba
Basic Plant Biology by Rudy Pacumbaba
July 16: Water and Irrigation in the Outdoor Classroom by Rhonda Britton
Lawns and Managing Weeds in the Outdoor Classroom by Tim Crow
July 21: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs by Lucy Edwards
Edible Landscape Ideas for School Grounds by Hayes Jackson
July 23: Pollinator Gardening by Dani Carroll
Beneficial Insects in the Garden by Sallie Lee
July 28: Plant Propagation in the Classroom by Allyson Shabel
Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Garden by Allyson Shabel
July 30: Composting and Vermicomposting for School by Roosevelt Robinson
Safe Chemical Use in the Outdoor Classroom by Marcus Garner

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-7677

http://www.aces.edu/go/STEM

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Friday, July 17, 2020

Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Teachers Workshop

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

The Aquaponics/Aquaculture 101 Workshop provides hands-on training and expert advice on how to start and operate an aquaponics system and provides resource materials to help integrate the knowledge into existing curriculum. Teachers will design and build a complete aquaponics system that they can take back to their school. Faculty from Auburn University, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama, Mississippi Sea Grant Consortium provides expert instruction.

Address:
E.W. Shell Fisheries Center
2101 N College St
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@aces.edu
334-844-2874

Register Online

$295 Aquaculture, Statewide

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Webinar Series

Alabama Extension’s Home Grounds Team knows that for a school’s outdoor classroom to be successful, the garden must be grown and maintained correctly. The STEM in the Garden webinar course will train teachers on basic gardening principles, ways to align the Alabama gardening calendar with your school year calendar, and solutions to common problems associated with outdoor classrooms. STEM in the Garden will strengthen your garden knowledge, while maximizing your school garden’s STEM teaching capability. This course follows along with Clemson University’s outdoor classroom curriculum, STEM in the Garden, which is recommended for purchase to accompany the class.

9 CEUs are available with this course (1.5 per session) through the AAMU/UAH Regional In-service Center on the PowerSchool platform. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will only be awarded to those who attend the entire session of each webinar in the STEM in the Garden series.
Presentations 50 minutes each with a 10-minute break between sessions.
July 14: Soil and Plant nutrition by Rudy Pacumbaba
Basic Plant Biology by Rudy Pacumbaba
July 16: Water and Irrigation in the Outdoor Classroom by Rhonda Britton
Lawns and Managing Weeds in the Outdoor Classroom by Tim Crow
July 21: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs by Lucy Edwards
Edible Landscape Ideas for School Grounds by Hayes Jackson
July 23: Pollinator Gardening by Dani Carroll
Beneficial Insects in the Garden by Sallie Lee
July 28: Plant Propagation in the Classroom by Allyson Shabel
Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Garden by Allyson Shabel
July 30: Composting and Vermicomposting for School by Roosevelt Robinson
Safe Chemical Use in the Outdoor Classroom by Marcus Garner

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-7677

http://www.aces.edu/go/STEM

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Aquaponics 101 Online Teacher Workshop

This workshop is designed for educators interested in utilizing aquaponics as a cross curricular teaching platform. This online workshop is replacing our annual 5-Day hands-on professional development workshop and will include live ZOOM meetings and offline assignments.

Contact:
David Cline
clinedj@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2874

$125.00 Alabama 4-H, Fish & Water, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Saturday, July 18, 2020