The Butts County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
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Sep 4 - Oct 30 Columbus Master Naturalist Class The Georgia Master Naturalist is a nine week hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. Our class will focus specifically on Central Georgia and urban ecosystems. Class will feature in-depth lectures from regional experts, kayaking in oxbow lakes, a geology hike at Providence Canyon, and other unique hands-on learning opportunities. Class size is limited. Deadline to register is August 6th. Call UGA Extension Columbus to register: 706-653-4200. Columbus, GA - (84.0 Miles)
Oct 19 - Oct 21 Weekend in the Classic City The Georgia Collegiate 4-H Clubs are excited about the opportunity to work with your high school 4-H'ers and help them learn more about life as a college student at Weekend in the Classic City 2018. Workshops will focus on the college search process, application preparation, scholarships, student life and so much more! No late registration will be available and space is limited! Athens, GA - (56.0 Miles)
Oct 20 State 4-H Wildlife Judging State 4-H Wildlife Judging Hampton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
Georgia Cotton Crop link UGA Extension reports as high as 80 to 90 percent losses in some fields.
Hurricane Michael Totals link Harvest-season hurricane's impact will be deep and long lasting.
Vegetable Damage link Poised for harvest, many southwest Georgia vegetable growers lost their crop to Michael's high winds.