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  • Agricultural Awareness Day link Hands-on demonstrations and educational opportunities provide local elementary school students with modern agricultural knowledge. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/20/2017
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
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Upcoming UGA Extension Events
  • Oct 21 Saturday @the Rock: Night at the Museum Join us October 21st for a brand new Saturday @the Rock session, Night at the Museum. Ever wonder what animals are up to after dark? During this evening program, guests will have the opportunity to explore and uncover adaptations that make nocturnal creatures so strange and awesome. With its supernatural hearing and spooky calls, participants will learn about our favorite nocturnal creature, the owl. We'll explore these feathered legends through a pellet dissection and live animal encounter. To conclude the evening, we'll take a walk on the dark side with a night hike in the woods. Rock Eagle's thriving habitat provides the perfect opportunity to see owls, bats, scorpions, and other exciting wildlife. Advanced registration for this program is required and cost is $3.00 per person. Program will run 6:00-8:00 pm. Space is limited. Open to all ages. For more information or to register please contact Jessica Torhan at (706)-484-4838 or by email at jtorhan1@uga.edu. Eatonton, GA - (21.0 Miles)
  • Oct 23 Becoming a Gourd Head! A Fall workshop A special fall program will be hosted by the Morgan County Master Gardeners on October 23, 2017 - Becoming a Gourd head! Guest presenter, Rena Holt, will instruct this hands-on workshop on how to turn a garden gourd into a work of art. Learn all about growing gourds, and the many ways you can enjoy them around your home! Participants will be able to take their work of art home with them! Wear your artist smock as you may get spattered as you paint! You may choose from gourds of many shapes and sizes, so bring along a little cash ....$1.00 ....$10.00! All paints and other supplies will be on hand for you! Madison, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Oct 28 Run for Your Health in the 3rd Annual Walk GA Zombie 5k & 1 Mile Candy Crawl Put on your shoes and join us as we move more and become healthier. The City of Davisboro, GA is promoting better health in their community by hosting a Zombie 5K & 1 Mile Candy Crawl. Before the race, participants will be given a flag belt, sort of like flag football. These flags represent your health. The Zombies want to take your flag and possible take a bite out of you. If you loose all your health flags, you will receive an "infected" medal at the finish line. If you finish with a flag, you will receive the "Survivor" medal at the finish line. You may also choose not to participate with flags and only run the 5K course through the City. The 1 Mile Candy Crawl will start soon after the last runner from 5K finishes. Children will be given a bag, in which they can run the one mile course and collect candy along the way. We want you to Move More, Live More! Davisboro, GA - (66.0 Miles)
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