Most Extension events will be offered exclusively online through October 10 due to coronavirus concerns. In limited cases, certain events may be offered in-person following health and safety recommendations from the University and public health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and the Alabama Department of Public Health.
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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
The Back-2-Basics Gardening Webinar Series provides adult online training on basic gardening and landscaping, particularly for people living in urban areas where there is limited space. Back-2-Basics will run on Zoom each Wednesday starting April 1 through Wednesday, May 6 from 10:00-10:30 a.m. as follows:
NOTE: All session after April 15th will require online registration and will utilize a new Zoom Webinar Number/Link, which participants will receive up completing their online registration.
April 1 – Getting Ready to Garden with Hayes Jackson
April 8 – Controlling Weeds in your Garden with Marcus Garner
April 15 – Attracting Native Pollinators to your Garden with Allyson Shabel
April 22 – Container Gardens with Roosevelt Robinson
April 29 – Herbs for Urban Gardens with Sallie Lee
May 6 – Bioengineered Foods with Rudy Pacumbaba
May 13 Tool Talk Hayes Jackson
May 20 Equipment Maintenance Marcus Garner
May 27 Five Fabulous Perennials Allyson Shabel
June 3 Kitchen-Scrap Gardening: Growing tasty, healthy produce from clean kitchen scraps Roosevelt Robinson
June 10 10 Most Wanted Bugs in your Garden Sallie Lee
June 17 Saving Time & Water with Irrigation Rudy Pacumbaba
For first-time users, visit the Zoom Help Center at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us and click on Getting Started or watch the video “Join a Meeting” for instructions on how to participate. You do not have to set up a Zoom account to participate.
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.
Diabetes Complications: Identification and Prevention
The main complications of diabetes.
The different Specialist and health care team available for prevention and control.
The need to practice social distancing in order to reduce transmission of COVID-19 means that beekeepers now need to gather together in different ways.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension proposes that members of beekeeping clubs attend ’remote’ meetings from the comfort of their own home using a computer or mobile device. Each event will allow participants to learn about timely beekeeping information and to contribute to discussions.
March 19: Minimizing Swarming with Phillip Carter
April 2: Ten Mistakes Beginners Make with Lonnie Funderburg
April 7: Coping with Pesticide Sprays with Jack Rowe
April 16: Learning from Pandemics, with Dr. J. Tsuruda
April 30: Queen Management Essentials, with Dr. J. Rangel
May 14: Bee and Parasite Biogeography, with Dr. K. Delaplane
May 28: What’s Killing Honeybees, with Dr. J. Ellis
Estate Planning Basics is a free statewide program that falls under the Successful Aging Initiative (SAI). SAI is managed by Dr. Dorothy Brandon, Consumer Science and Personal Financial Management Specialist on Alabama A&M University Campus. SAI promotes health and estate planning for Alabama’s older adults, families, and caregivers. During the workshop participants will learn methods of organizing your important papers and Attorney Tinisha Glenn from The Glenn Law Firm, LLC will explain the importance of having a Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney.
The Madison County Business Consortium (MCBC) is hosting a virtual entrepreneurship training series entitled “So You Want To Be A Landlord”. This series focuses on steps to guiding existing / new businesses through the process of becoming successful landlords in Madison County, Alabama.
This final session, (Housing Authority and Veterans Landlord Requirements), is scheduled for Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM (CST).
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
June 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free
The Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting is going virtual! Join us on the morning of Saturday, June 13 for a virtual celebration of the AWWesome achievements of our Volunteer Monitors and Trainers, partners, and projects! If you are unfamiliar with the Alabama Water Watch (AWW) Program, the Annual Meeting is great way to learn more.
You must register through Zoom to participate. Registration is free!