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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 4 of 17)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 p.m. to noon

Where:  
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Camdenton MO map...

Description:

Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Field Trip Karst Landforms Ha Ha Tonka state Park

Registration:

Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2018

Class size:

24

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




2018 Grow Your Farm Miller County (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Eldon Career Center
112 S. Pine St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.  more...

Session topic:

Planning the Farm

Registration:

There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. Contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or barrettpr@missouri.edu for more information. Register by March 3 at the MU Extension Center in Miller County, 134 Second St., P.O. Box 20, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2018

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans, Latinos and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Get Planting In Ash Grove (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Barham House Ash Grove City Park
Ash Grove MO

Description:

Katie Keith, director of the Springfield Botanical Gardens and participant in EXCEL, is hosting a garden cleanup party and roundtable discussion about garden adopters for Ash Grove. She plans to use her experience in volunteer coordination to develop a core group of community volunteers and leaders to adopt city garden spots like those at the city welcome signs and the “community triangle” on Maple Street. But, interested volunteers are needed. In exchange for labor and leadership, volunteers will receive training in horticulture topics.

Registration:

Advance registration is not needed but persons interested in the program – which is part training, part volunteering and part planning – may contact Keith by email at kkeith@springfieldmo.gov.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Food Preservation at Current River State Park (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Where:  
Current River State Park
Salem MO

Description:

This event was an all day program with three sessions including, pressure canning, hot water bath canning - salsa and freezer jam.

Session topic:

Pressure canning - green beans

Registration:

Register at MU Extension Office

Registration
deadline:

3/16/2018

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shannon County
phone: 573-226-3268




Food Preservation at Current River State Park (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Where:  
Current River State Park
Salem MO

Description:

This event was an all day program with three sessions including, pressure canning, hot water bath canning - salsa and freezer jam.

Session topic:

Hot water bath canning - Salsa

Registration:

Register at MU Extension Office

Registration
deadline:

3/16/2018

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shannon County
phone: 573-226-3268




Food Preservation at Current River State Park (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Where:  
Current River State Park
Salem MO

Description:

This event was an all day program with three sessions including, pressure canning, hot water bath canning - salsa and freezer jam.

Session topic:

Freezer jam - strawberry

Registration:

Register at MU Extension Office

Registration
deadline:

3/16/2018

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shannon County
phone: 573-226-3268




Barton County Super Kid Camp

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Focus on Kids

When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Franklin County MU Extension Foundation Meeting Room
102 Union Plaza Drive, Union MO map...

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.

$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Registration
deadline:

3/16/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141