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Colorado 2014 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak and Response

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Susan Kerr

Vesicular stomatitis is a virus that affects horses and cattle. Swine, sheep, goats and camelids will occasionally become infected. The virus is spread by black flies, sand flies, and biting midges. Dr. Keith Roehr will review the Colorado 2014 vesicular stomatitis...

Are You Prepared for Winter?

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Alan Ladd, Michael Gaffney

Are you ready for winter 2015? Do you have plans to survive a prolonged power outage if you are affected by an ice storm or heavy snow? Dr. Michael Gaffney, Washington State University, and Dr. Alan Ladd, Iowa State University are teaming together to present this webinar on...

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Floods

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Pat Skinner, Ken Hellevang

Having property mapped into the FEMA “flood zone” has consequences that go far beyond the risk of experiencing a flood. Most “rules” of the flood damage prevention ordinance – which must be adopted by a community in order for flood insurance to be available – apply equally...

Tweet Chat - Managing Drought

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Virginia White, H. Marissa Stone, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds, Abby Hostetler, Sonja Koukel, Tom Dean

Join the Extension Disaster Education Network for a one-hour tweet chat, a chance to share resources that can help people and communities respond to an ongoing drought or reduce vulnerability to a future drought. Co-hosts are New Mexico State University Extension, the...

Wildfires in the Northwestern Pacific Region

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Please join the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) in a webinar on Wildfires in the Northwestern Pacific Region. While the presenters will focus on northwestern United States wildfires, all delegates...

Safe Drinking Water Before, During, and After a Disaster

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Smolen, Barbara Brown, Gina Peek

We don't think too much about access to safe drinking water in this country because we have many sources for the water. When a disaster strikes, those sources may be unavailable. Planning to include drinking water for emergencies or disasters will reduce your chances of...

Financial Literacy and Disaster Preparedness

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT

Do you have your finances organized in case a disaster strikes your family, community or business? FEMA, USDA/NIFA – Division of Family & Consumer Sciences, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Operation Hope are collaborating on a free webinar on financial...

Managing Stress during Natural Disasters

Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

Sandra J. Bailey, PhD, CFLE Family & Human Development Specialist for Montana State University Extension will present the third session in the Montana State University Fire and Drought Webinar Series on Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. “During this summer of drought and...

TEDx Boston Event / Global Online Auditorium

Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT

This independently organized TED event taking place at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston with speakers of interest to eXtension ( urban beekeeping, baby boomer retirement, water scarcity, disaster response, teaching kids to cook, and medicine from milk) In partnership...