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Category Archives: STEM

HAPPY NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK from all of us at the Garfield County Extension Office!

June 18th to 24th is National Pollinator Week! This week is all about appreciating the incredible animals that pollinate our native plants, our crops, and our favorite ornamental flowers! This week is also an important way to raise awareness about Pollinator Conservation, and learn more about the ways that we all can contribute to pollinators […]

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Backyard flock owners: Beware of virulent Newcastle disease

By Ragan Adams, DVM, coordinator, Veterinary Extension Specialist Group at Colorado State University It’s not the avian flu, but a condition known as virulent Newcastle disease is back in the United States. The disease, which affects wild birds and domestic poultry, has not been found in commercial poultry in the U.S. since 2003. But it […]

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4-H STEM AmeriCorps 2018-19

We are looking forward to continuing as a host site for three CSU Extension 4-H STEM AmeriCorps members for the 2018-19 term! These positions offer an exciting opportunity to individuals who are passionate about giving back to youth in their communities, while at the same time building and refining their knowledge and skill in STEM […]

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