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Nature Trivia Night

Test your knowledge of Alabama’s flora and fauna with naturalist Henry Hershey.  Enjoy complimentary drinks and compete for a chance to win a captivating prize!

Nature Trivia Night

Test your knowledge of Alabama’s flora and fauna with naturalist Henry Hershey.  Enjoy complimentary drinks and compete for a chance to win a captivating prize!

Nature Trivia Night

Test your knowledge of Alabama’s flora and fauna with naturalist Henry Hershey.  Enjoy complimentary drinks and compete for a chance to win a captivating prize!

Alabama Drought Tolerant Landscapes

Learn essential strategies for planning and implementing a water-efficient landscape in Alabama’s summer heat. Join Regional Extension Agents Bethany O’Rear and Jacob Turner to explore drought-tolerant landscape plants perfect for your garden.

Creating Drip Irrigation for Containers and Raised Beds

Make the task of watering numerous container plants and raised beds easy and efficient in this hands-on workshop with Dani Caroll, Regional Extension Agent for homegrounds, gardens, and pests. Dani makes doing the work of gardening fun!

Beneficial Insects vs. Garden Pests

Before taking action against insects in your garden, learn to identify beneficial insects from pests! Join Jefferson County Regional Extension Agent Bethany O’Rear to discover common beneficial insects and effective pest management strategies.

Summer Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives

Lawns are a beautiful element of landscaping but require considerable maintenance. Join expert Talladega County Extension Agent Jacob Turner to learn how to care for your lawn and explore sustainable turf alternatives that require less upkeep.

Beyond the Roof: Preventing Water Pollution From Your Yard

Join Hana Berres, Education and Training Coordinator with Jefferson County Storm Water Management, to learn practical strategies for preventing water pollution from your property. Discover how managing stormwater can protect nearby creeks, streams, and drinking water resources.

Tomato Troubleshooting and Taste Testing Extravaganza!

Bring your best-tasting homegrown tomato and participate in a blind taste test to determine the most delicious variety! Join Chilton County Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent, David Lawrence, as he shares insights and tips on tomato troubleshooting.

Cultivating the Practice of Nature Observation

Join teaching artist Melissa Shultz-Jones for a workshop on phenology, the study of natural events in relation to seasonal and climatic changes. Engage in a creative approach to nature observation…