Cooperative Extension Service News Releases
Extension offers firewood and energy workshops
November 25, 2013
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer five free workshops on firewood, radon, and camp and cabin energy solutions Dec. 3-4 at its Anchorage district office.
Video offers tips for defrosting turkeys
November 19, 2013
With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service has released a four-minute YouTube video to demonstrate methods for even procrastinating cooks to safely defrost a turkey.
Customer service classes offered in Anchorage
November 14, 2013
Two customer service trainings for the hospitality and visitor services industry will be offered Dec. 5-6 in Anchorage.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and the Alaska Division of Economic Development will co-sponsor AlaskaHost Customer Service Essentials training from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days at the Anchorage Extension office at 1675 C St.
Participants sought for 4-H Exchange
November 7, 2013
Dec. 1 is the deadline to apply to an Alaska 4-H summer exchange program to Japan.
Alaska youth, ages 13 to 18, may apply for the exchange, which is July 11 to Aug. 9, 2014. Participants are hosted by a Japanese youth of the same gender and similar age and share in their daily activities.
Fairbanks conference to highlight invasive species
November 1, 2013
The Alaska Invasive Species Conference Nov. 5–7 in Fairbanks will highlight invasive species management in the Interior and the Yukon and the effects of climate change on plant and animal invasions.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host the conference at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. The conference is geared to scientists, agency representatives and individuals concerned about the spread of invasive species.
Planning workshops offered in Fairbanks, Anchorage
October 30, 2013
Ed Morrison, an economic policy advisor from Purdue University, will lead a one-day planning workshop in Anchorage and Fairbanks Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 on a process he calls “strategic doing.”