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Understanding Your Forest Inventory

Do you know what trees are in your forest? If you know what trees you have, do you know how big they are? If you answered no to either of these...


10 Year Member Forms

Congratulations 10-Year Members! We are so proud of you and all your accomplishments throughout the last decade - and these accomplishments deserve...

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Arbor Day – Choosing the Right Tree

As we approach Arbor Day on April 26, many may be considering adding a tree, or maybe several trees, to their landscape. Important pre-steps to...


April TCTAC Grants

Purdue Extension Community Development is the Indiana lead for the Great Lakes Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance...

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A Total Eclipse of the Hoosier Heartland

April 8th was a planning challenge for many rural communities in the path of totality from Texas to New York. Here in Indiana, Purdue Extension...

Gardeners at any level are invited to join Purdue University Extension, the University of Tennessee, Iowa State University and North Carolina State University from April through September for the third year of the citizen-science experiment called “Citi-Sci: Gardening for Science!

Citi-Sci: Gardening for Science!’ experiment focuses on gardening preferences and effects on mental health, seeks participants

Gardeners at any level are invited to join Purdue University Extension, the University of Tennessee, Iowa State University and North Carolina State...

Purdue Day of Giving

Purdue Day of Giving

Purdue Day of Giving is a 24-hour online fundraising event that takes place this year on April 24.  Gifts are directed by donors to support...

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Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities

Purdue Extension’s Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities program coaches communities through development of high...

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Gear up for Gardening

Research shows that cultivating plants is beneficial for us. Gardening has been associated with improvements in attitudes toward health and...

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April 2024 Newsletter

Our April 2024 newsletter is now available, containing several updates.

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Road and Farm Safety this Spring

As fields begin to dry, farmers and ag retailers will be moving large equipment over the roads to fields. This activity prompts my annual appeal to...

Harm Reduction Strategies in Indiana

Harm Reduction Brief

Communities and people in Indiana are adversely affected by substance use disorders. In Indiana, 1 in 12 people meet criteria for a SUD —...

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Earth Day Heritage Park 2024

Join the Lake County Master Gardeners Association and many other partners for the Weed Wrangle at Munster's Heritage Park on Saturday April...

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Purdue Day of Giving

Do you enjoy being a part of Hamilton County 4-H and want to give back to support our programs and activities? As part of Purdue Day of Giving, our...

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4-H Newsletters

Want information about what is going on in Lawrence County 4-H? Check out the latest newsletter!

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April Newsletter

Vigo 4-H April Newsletter

The April Newsletter is here! Find out all information happening with Vigo 4-H! Find out more about camp registration, state trips, YQCA and more!


April-May 2024 Newsletter

The April/May 2024 edition of the Purdue Extension-Washington County newsletter is now available.

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Upcoming Food Preservation Workshops offered by Purdue Extension


Ohio County April Newsletter

Ohio County Health and Human Sciences, Agriculture, 4-H and Youth Development monthly updates.


Livestock Requirements


Southern Indiana 4-H Camp

4-H Camp is going to be STELLAR! Get ready for exciting adventures at the Southern Indiana 4-H Camp.4-H members in grades 3-8 are invited to join...

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Early Lawn Activities to Consider

Spring came a little early this year and work has begun in many home landscapes. Here are some early lawn activities to consider.


Save the Date: 2023 Southern Indiana 4-H Camp

4-H Camp is going to be INCREDIBLE! Get ready for amazing adventures at 4-H Camp. Camp will be held May 31- June 2, 2024! 4-H members in grades 3-8...

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March Announcements

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Marshall County Fair Open Class, Bake-a-Rama, Ice Cream Crank Off


April-May-June Extension Express

The newsletter this month includes library programs in HHS as Physical Activity Across the Lifespan, and Estate Planning Strategies. Where Does...

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Join in the Fight Against Invasive Plants

Do you know what an invasive species is? It is a plant or organism that is not native to our environment, and one that can cause (or is likely to...


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