What can I learn about at the UAF Extension Office in Anchorage?
Living Well Alaska Leader Training
January 13, 14, 15, 17
Developed and tested at Stanford University, Living Well Alaska is a chronic disease self-management program. The program’s effectiveness has been well documented and is appropriate for individuals with any chronic illness such as diabetes, arthritis, depression, heart disease, chronic pain or asthma. This training will prepare leaders to offer the six-session program in their communities.
Join Master Trainers Leslie Shallcross, Julie Cascio and Linda Shepard (who have taught and certified hundreds of Living Well Alaska Leaders) for this 4-day training in Anchorage.
Click here to download registration forms and learn more about the Living Well program. For questions or further information, please contact Leslie Shallcross at 786-6313.
Pillow Patrol: Saturday, January 18th 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Make pillowcases for foster kids in our area!
Join us for an afternoon of service at the Extension Office in Anchorage and volunteer to help create pillowcases for Anchorage-area foster kids. No sewing experience necessary! Past years have seen 75+ people gather to create over 300 pillowcases at a time. Bring friends and family, stay one hour or all day.
For more information, visit the Anchorage 4-H web page or call 786-6300. Donations of yard-size pieces of fabric appreciated. No advance registration necessary!
Citizen Scientists of Alaska
Volunteer citizen scientists are encouraged to submit requests and photos regarding insects, plants or diseases in their local area. The information submitted is sent to a statewide team who will promptly respond with information regarding the sample. As needed, pertinent information can be sent to local or state land resource managers who may quickly respond to potential problems. To submit a photo for identification to the "Citizen Scientists" click here.
UAF Cooperative Extension Service
Anchorage District Office
1675 C Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Our office is open to the public year-round:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
What's going on in 4-H?
For more information on 4-H activities in our area, check out the Anchorage 4-H page!
Check out our archived "Info & Ideas" Anchorage newsletters covering many different Extension-related topics.