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Sep 03

Missouri-Illinois Step Up to Leadership Program Impact Evaluation

2:00 pm EDT

This presentation is based on an impact evaluation of a community leadership development program (Step Up to Leadership), targeted at low-income participants throughout the state of Missouri and parts of Illinois.  The program curriculum aims to provide a) content learning about specific topics related to individual and group skills and community needs and resources, and b) a learning environment where participants can develop self-awareness and enhance their understanding about human nature and relationships.  In addition to discussing the expected gains in knowledge, skills, and abilities, we will also discuss how community leadership development programs provide valuable secondary benefits on familial relations, the role of mini-grant support in assisting graduates in establishing community projects, and how best to close the skills-practice gap that most graduates experience upon completing the training.

Presented by:
Kimberly Keller, Wilson Majee and Johanna Reed Adams (
University of Missouri)

Registration: There is no registration and no fee for attending this webinar.

Sep 03

Lessons from the field: Montana Climate Extension

3:00 pm EDT

Dr. Fabian Menalled, Professor, Weed Ecology and Management, Montana State University will present Talking about climate change in rural Montana. 

Dr. Paul Lachapelle, Associate Professor and Extension Community Development Specialist, Department of Political Science, Montana State University-Bozeman will present Bozeman Extension Climate Science Conference (December 8-10, 2015).

Log in to the URL above 10 minutes before for call-in info. Enter as a guest and include your name and affiliation.

Sep 04

2015 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Bees, Wasps and Hornets - They're all Different

2:00 pm EDT

Is it a wasp, a bee, or a hornet?  Why do I care?  Dr. Charles Ray of Auburn University will explain the difference between these creatures, and give practical tips for preventing hornets, yellow jackets and other wasps from ruining your next picnic.  Moderated by David Koon  and Lucy Edwards, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.  Click here to login as a guest and participate in the live event.   Note: on October 2, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar.  If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message. 

For more webinars in this series, see All Bugs Good and Bad 2015 Webinar Series. The webinars are brought to you by the following eXtension Communities of Practice: Imported Fire Ants, and Urban IPM; and by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture

Photo credit: Jerry A. Payne, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Presenters

David Koon, Lucy Edwards, Charles Ray

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