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Events for June 13 — June 19, 2021

Most Extension events will be offered exclusively online 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.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Monday, June 14, 2021

Chainsaw Safety: Preparing for Hurricane Season

Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd. Mobile AL, 36608

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System invites you to attend a workshop on Chainsaw Safety. The goal of this workshop is to provide training on personal protective equipment, safe chainsaw operation and precision felling.

Address:
Jon Archer Agricultural Center
1070 Schillinger Rd.
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Beau Brodbeck
brodbam@auburn.edu
2512596507

Register Online

$25 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Mobile County, Statewide

Alabama Watershed Stewards Online

Online

An online self-paced course introducing you to the basics of water quality, watershed health, and ways to get involved and make a difference.

Receive .7 CEUs (7 hours) from Auburn University.

REGISTER HERE:
https://aub.ie/awsonline

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Basics of Watershed Systems
Causes of Watershed Impairments
How to use Best Management Practices
How Communities Make a Difference

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Meet others interested in improving water
Make connections across various fields to see how they impact water quality.
Learn about how you personally can get involved.

HOW IT WORKS:

You’ll receive daily prompts to log in and complete a portion of the course.
We’ll have one follow up Zoom call on Friday, June 18 at 11:00am Central to meet others and discuss!

Estimated time 1/hr day.

The course is self paced so that you can log-in whenever is convenient for you while the course is open.

QUESTIONS?
Email: stewards@auburn.edu

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

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

Lauderdale Stem Camp

805 Veterans Dr, 805 Veterans Dr Florence AL, 35630

Summer STEM camp with Rocketry, Bridge Building, and Crane Building

Address:
805 Veterans Dr
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Jay Townsend
jmt0090@aces.edu
(256) 443-2628

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Lauderdale County

VCLLI: Meaningful Monday Estate Planning Series

Online

Weekly series hosted by Alabama Extension, Faulkner University Jones School of Law, and AARP Alabama. 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, and Last Will and Testament, Prepare to Care, Managing Someone Else’s Money (Being a Fiduciary on a Power of Attorney), Guardianship and Conservatorship
NO SESSION ON HOLIDAYS- 5/31/2021 (Memorial Day) and 7/5/2021 (Independence Day)

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/MM3EstatePlanning

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Alabama Watershed Stewards Online

Online

An online self-paced course introducing you to the basics of water quality, watershed health, and ways to get involved and make a difference.

Receive .7 CEUs (7 hours) from Auburn University.

REGISTER HERE:
https://aub.ie/awsonline

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Basics of Watershed Systems
Causes of Watershed Impairments
How to use Best Management Practices
How Communities Make a Difference

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Meet others interested in improving water
Make connections across various fields to see how they impact water quality.
Learn about how you personally can get involved.

HOW IT WORKS:

You’ll receive daily prompts to log in and complete a portion of the course.
We’ll have one follow up Zoom call on Friday, June 18 at 11:00am Central to meet others and discuss!

Estimated time 1/hr day.

The course is self paced so that you can log-in whenever is convenient for you while the course is open.

QUESTIONS?
Email: stewards@auburn.edu

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

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

SERVSAFE FLORENCE AL LAUDERDALE COUNTY

802 Veterans Drive, 802 Veterans Drive Florence AL, 35630

SERVSAFE Food safety certification for food service workers. it is recommended to obtain class materials 2 week before class time.

Address:
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 489-5376

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Workshop

Online

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. STEM in the Garden 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. Strengthen your garden knowledge and maximize you school garden’s STEM teaching capabilities.

Sessions include:
June 15: Soil and Plant Nutrition; Conventional vs. Organic Growing Methods
June 17: Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Gardens; Composting and Vermicomposting for Schools
June 22: Pollinator Gardens; Insects in the Garden: Good and Bad
June 24: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs; Edible Landscaping Ideas for School Grounds
June 29: Rain Gardens and Rainwater Harvesting; Plant Propagation in the Classroom
July 1: Hydroponic Gardening for Schools; Aquaponics Systems for Schools

CEUs: A total of 12 CEU credits are available with this course through PowerSchool. Two CEUs available per session, each session is independent, it is not necessary to attend all for CEU credits.

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-6766

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, 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

Lauderdale STEM Camp

805 Veterans Dr, 805 Veterans Dr Florence AL, 35630

Summer day camp to include STEM activities with rocketry, bridge building, and crane construction.

Address:
805 Veterans Dr
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Jay Townsend
jmt0090@aces.edu
(256) 443-2628

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Lauderdale County

Let’s Have a DEEP Conversation about managing your diabetes.

Online

Let’s have a DEEP conversation about managing your diabetes. The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is free, six weeks of diabetes self-management strategies. Participants will learn: Understanding the Human Body, Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes, Monitoring Your Body, Being Physically Active, Planning Meals, Identifying and Preventing Complications, Learning about Medications & Medical Care, and Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends.

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

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Bullock County, Butler County, Chilton County, Clarke County, Coffee County, Conecuh County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Elmore County Escambia County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Online, Pike County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Washington County

Down & Dirty Home Garden Series

A. W. Todd Center, 201 N Washington Ave SOUTH Russellville AL, 35653

Join us for a four part gardening series that is FREE and open to the public. Bring your lunch and friend! June 1 – Incorporating Edibles into Your Landscape: thinking outside the box June 8 – Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces: containers & raised beds June 15 – Scouting Your Garden: insects & disease June 22 – The Fruits of Your Labor: harvesting, uses & donating

Address:
A. W. Todd Center
201 N Washington Ave SOUTH
Russellville, AL 35653

Contact:
Sonia Gamble
gamblsa@aces.edu
(256) 332-8880

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Walker County, Winston County

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Alabama Watershed Stewards Online

Online

An online self-paced course introducing you to the basics of water quality, watershed health, and ways to get involved and make a difference.

Receive .7 CEUs (7 hours) from Auburn University.

REGISTER HERE:
https://aub.ie/awsonline

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Basics of Watershed Systems
Causes of Watershed Impairments
How to use Best Management Practices
How Communities Make a Difference

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Meet others interested in improving water
Make connections across various fields to see how they impact water quality.
Learn about how you personally can get involved.

HOW IT WORKS:

You’ll receive daily prompts to log in and complete a portion of the course.
We’ll have one follow up Zoom call on Friday, June 18 at 11:00am Central to meet others and discuss!

Estimated time 1/hr day.

The course is self paced so that you can log-in whenever is convenient for you while the course is open.

QUESTIONS?
Email: stewards@auburn.edu

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

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

SERVSAFE FLORENCE AL LAUDERDALE COUNTY

802 Veterans Drive, 802 Veterans Drive Florence AL, 35630

SERVSAFE Food safety certification for food service workers. it is recommended to obtain class materials 2 week before class time.

Address:
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 489-5376

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

Lauderdale STEM Camp

805 Veterans Dr, 805 Veterans Dr Florence AL, 35630

Summer day camp for STEM activities with rocketry, bridge building, and crane construction.

Address:
805 Veterans Dr
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Jay Townsend
jmt0090@aces.edu
(256) 443-2628

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Lauderdale County

Forestry, Wildlife, Natural Resources Team Webinar Series

Online

Wild pigs (i.e., feral swine, wild hogs, feral pigs, wild boar) are a nuisance throughout much of Alabama. This webinar will cover the pros and cons of currently available techniques for reducing wild pig populations to reduce damage.

Contact:
Norm Haley
nvh0001@aces.edu
(256) 574-2143

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Online, Statewide

DEEP: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program Class 1

Online

Let’s have a DEEP conversation about managing your diabetes. The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is free, six weeks of diabetes self-management strategies. Participants will learn: Understanding the Human Body, Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes, Monitoring Your Body, Being Physically Active, Planning Meals, Identifying and Preventing Complications, Learning about Medications & Medical Care, and Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends.

Contact:
Christina LeVert
Christina.levert@aces.edu
(334) 292-1559

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Online, Statewide

Prepping for SUCCESS: Job PREP Program

228-F Binford Dr., 228-F Binford Dr. Huntsville AL, 35805

These Zoom Seminars will be targeting the individual who may just be getting started searching for a job or trying to find which career path he/she will take. We will cover the basics in Soft skills, Completing a Job Application, Tips and Tricks on a killer resume and how to dress and sharpen your interviewing skills

Address:
228-F Binford Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35805

Contact:
Donna Gullatte
dgullatt@aces.edu
2565413580

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Colbert County, Coosa County, Cullman County Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Greene County, Hale 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, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Alabama Watershed Stewards Online

Online

An online self-paced course introducing you to the basics of water quality, watershed health, and ways to get involved and make a difference.

Receive .7 CEUs (7 hours) from Auburn University.

REGISTER HERE:
https://aub.ie/awsonline

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Basics of Watershed Systems
Causes of Watershed Impairments
How to use Best Management Practices
How Communities Make a Difference

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Meet others interested in improving water
Make connections across various fields to see how they impact water quality.
Learn about how you personally can get involved.

HOW IT WORKS:

You’ll receive daily prompts to log in and complete a portion of the course.
We’ll have one follow up Zoom call on Friday, June 18 at 11:00am Central to meet others and discuss!

Estimated time 1/hr day.

The course is self paced so that you can log-in whenever is convenient for you while the course is open.

QUESTIONS?
Email: stewards@auburn.edu

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

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

STEM in the Garden: Teacher Training Workshop

Online

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. STEM in the Garden 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. Strengthen your garden knowledge and maximize you school garden’s STEM teaching capabilities.

Sessions include:
June 15: Soil and Plant Nutrition; Conventional vs. Organic Growing Methods
June 17: Building and Maintaining Raised Bed Gardens; Composting and Vermicomposting for Schools
June 22: Pollinator Gardens; Insects in the Garden: Good and Bad
June 24: Basics of Growing Vegetables and Herbs; Edible Landscaping Ideas for School Grounds
June 29: Rain Gardens and Rainwater Harvesting; Plant Propagation in the Classroom
July 1: Hydroponic Gardening for Schools; Aquaponics Systems for Schools

CEUs: A total of 12 CEU credits are available with this course through PowerSchool. Two CEUs available per session, each session is independent, it is not necessary to attend all for CEU credits.

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-6766

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, 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

Pine Needle Blight Update Workshop

Sheriff’s Training Center, 17256 Jordan St. Chatom AL, 36518

Pine Needle Blight is emerging as a major pest and management concern in south Alabama. A disease previously thought to have limited impact is raising concerns for forest managers and landowners on the Gulf Coast. This workshop will serve to introduce attendees to the disease, provide an update on the newest information, and provide an opportunity to visit field sites where this pest is currently causing significant tree mortality.

Address:
Sheriff’s Training Center
17256 Jordan St.
Chatom, AL 36518

Contact:
Ryan Mitchell
jrm0023@auburn.edu
(251) 847-2295

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Clarke County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Eufaula Farmers Market

Orange Street, Orange Street Eufaula AL, 36027

Eufaula Farmers Market at the Farmers Market Pavilion downtown will run 2:30-6:00 p.m. every Thursday until early August.

Address:
Orange Street
Eufaula, AL 36027

Contact:
ALLIE LOGAN
corcoja@aces.edu
(334) 687-5688

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Friday, June 18, 2021

Alabama Watershed Stewards Online

Online

An online self-paced course introducing you to the basics of water quality, watershed health, and ways to get involved and make a difference.

Receive .7 CEUs (7 hours) from Auburn University.

REGISTER HERE:
https://aub.ie/awsonline

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Basics of Watershed Systems
Causes of Watershed Impairments
How to use Best Management Practices
How Communities Make a Difference

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Meet others interested in improving water
Make connections across various fields to see how they impact water quality.
Learn about how you personally can get involved.

HOW IT WORKS:

You’ll receive daily prompts to log in and complete a portion of the course.
We’ll have one follow up Zoom call on Friday, June 18 at 11:00am Central to meet others and discuss!

Estimated time 1/hr day.

The course is self paced so that you can log-in whenever is convenient for you while the course is open.

QUESTIONS?
Email: stewards@auburn.edu

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

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

Alabama Garden Walk

Online

Join Alabama Extension Home grounds Agents as we stroll through gardens around north and central Alabama to learn new plants and new practices to help make your garden a more diverse and sustainable place. Each session will visit a different public or private garden to look at how they approach landscaping. Learn new plants and new landscape ideas, all from the comfort of your own home.
Visit http://www.aces.edu/go/gardenwalk to register.

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-6766

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

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

Saturday, June 19, 2021