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Event date: March 26, 2020 - April 23, 2020
Event time: | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Register online or call 573-379-4034 (Must register to attend) Cost : Free Contact : Samantha Anderson, email@example.com, 573-333-0258 ...
**Note: This event is not currently scheduled, but this educational training can be facilitated in your community. Contact GK Callahan for more information.** Learn how to incorporate stories and storytelling in your cultural heritage tourism ...
**Note: This event is not currently scheduled, but this educational training can be facilitated in your community. Contact GK Callahan for more information.** Learn how to incorporate stories and storytelling in cultural heritage tourism projects. ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo.—From the streets of 19th-century London and the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court to a a backyard view of the stars, winter 2020 classes at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute span decades and topics. More than 600 members take classes ...
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – This winter’s snow and ice took its toll on trees. Proper pruning now, followed by extra care in the growing season, gives trees a chance to grow back strong and healthy, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist ...
- Published: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Holiday plants will live to bloom another year with proper care, said University of Missouri Extension state horticulturist David Trinklein. Now is the time to start that care.Plants such as amaryllis and Christmas cactus received ...
- Published: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
MARBLE HILL, Mo. - As winter lingers, gardeners plan and dream of warmer days ahead.Follow these simple tips now for more gardening joy in the spring, says Donna Aufdenberg, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in horticulture.-Mulch ...
Publication date: Dec. 11, 2019
Browse the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's winter 2020 course catalog to see how you can get involved. Osher's new session includes 15 courses that kick off Jan. 21, as well as brown-bag seminars, Saturday morning book talks and several club ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2019
Time for Apples!Fall is a wonderful time of year for many reasons, and the season’s abundance of fresh produce like apples is one of them. Whole apples store well in the refrigerator or in a cool, dark place for six to eight months (depending on ...
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Making jams and jellies is a great way to preserve extra summer fruits, particularly those that might be “imperfect” in their shape or size for eating fresh.
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Preserving Edible Pea PodsPreserving spring peas has long been popular, but have you given thought to preserving edible pea pods?Sugar snap peas are a cross between garden peas and edible pod peas. You can recognize them by their nonfibrous, plump, ...
Publication date: March 1, 2019
StrawberriesThough it may still feel like winter at times, local strawberries will be in season soon! Strawberries are not only a sure sign of spring, but also a very nutritious food. One cup of strawberries has only 53 calories, while providing 3 ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2019
Making Yogurt at HomeYogurt: By definition, it is a cultured milk product containing live bacteria. Federal standard of identity regulations require that a product specifically include Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria ...
The Climate, Forests and Woodlands eXtension Community of Practice (CoP) focuses on keeping forests sustainable on private and public lands, and providing information to private owners of forested land and the extension professionals who serve them.
MCFA is an organization of professionally trained foresters that provide competent forest management advice or assistance to landowners. Each member is self-employed and offers services on a fee or contract basis.
To protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife resources of the state. MDC has resource foresters available to help landowners manage their woodlands. Their availability depends on demand for landowner assistance in your area.
This Missouri Department of Conservation reference provides science-based guidance to help professional foresters, private land managers and forest landowners improve and sustain Missouri’s forests.
Provides in-depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening.
Missouri Master Naturalist
A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MU Extension.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Builds a learning community for 50+ adults based on an array of courses, special events and seminars.