> Become an Extension volunteer leader in the StrongWomen Program. You can help yourself while helping others in your community to prevent falls, improve bone density, strength and energy and make everything else you do easier. After this one-day class, you will be prepared to start a program in a community site or assist with an ongoing program. This class will be held in Anchorage on Nov. 1. If you are interested, registration is available online or call 786-6300 for more information.
>Extension will host two workshops on building rocket stoves in Fairbanks on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Each participant will also receive a pre-made steel rocket stove as well as a do-it-yourself wood burn box. The cost is $35 and interested participants can register online or call 474-5854 for more information.
>Extension energy specialist Art Nash will lead weekly brown bag energy workshops Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. through libraries that participate in the OWL Network. Upcoming topics include radon in your home Nov. 14 and heat for the off-grid camp or cabin Nov. 11. See details on the series that runs through Dec. 28 at participating libraries. Check with your local library to see if they are participating in the series, or call 474-5854.
>Extension forester Glen Holt is offering a field trip to discuss forest management for firewood. It is intended to help private forest landowners learn how to manage their trees and forest to mitigate hazards, provide sustainable firewood and determine general forest health. The field trip is slated for Nov. 1 on the UAF campus. Please register by Oct. 30 by calling 474-5854.
>See Juneau agent Sarah Lewis teaching food preservation classes in a video from Sustainable Southeast, Invigorating Alaska's Food System with Wild Foods: The Kasaan Community Harvest.The video discusses how the community of Kasaan and other parts of Southeast Alaska are using wild foods in their food system.