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>Fall Master Gardener courses are open for registration in Anchorage and Palmer. The Anchorage class will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. starting Sept. 11. The Palmer class will be held on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning Sept 12. Registration is available for both Palmer and Anchorage online. For more information, contact instructor Steve Brown at 907-745-3639 or scbrown4@alaska.edu.

>Fair time is upon Alaska. Come visit with Extension agents and celebrate at the following fairs:

  • Alaska State Fair, Aug. 24-Sept. 4
  • Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair, Sept. 2-3

If you are exhibiting a preserved food in your local fair this year, take a look at Extension publication Safe and Attractive Food Preservation Exhibits so you can submit your best work.

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>Extension is offering a chance to get a good deal on “Using Alaska’s Wild Berries and Other Wild Edibles” and “An Alaska Herb Garden.” Fill out this survey and return to any Extension office and buy “Using Alaska’s Wild Berries and Other Wild Edibles” for $15 and receive “An Alaska Herb Garden” free. If you don’t live nearby an Extension office, simply print and mail the survey and a check to the address listed on the gift voucher. For more information or questions, call 877-520-5211.

>Extension Energy Specialist Art Nash will be at the 12th Annual Renewable Energy Fair at Chena Hot Springs Resort outside of Fairbanks on Aug. 20. Art will be there with publications and information on emergency energy. For more information on the Renewable Energy Fair, view the flier.

> For past announcements please visit our home page news archive.

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