>The Anchorage Extension office will close in its current location  Oct. 28  and open  Nov. 2  in new space. The office will be in the Chugachmiut Tribal Consortium Building at 1840 Bragaw St., Suite 100, which is downstairs. It  will be open from  noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and at other times, as needed, for workshops and meetings. The office will be an outreach center with publications and limited staff, but there will be classroom space for workshops and meeting rooms. Stop by and visit our new space after we move. Hours at our current office at 1675 C St. will remain  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  through  Oct. 28 .
4-H Reindeer Judging at the Tanana Valley State Fair 2014

>If you are carving pumpkins for Halloween, make sure to save the seeds. Pumpkin seeds are a concentrated source of iron, zinc and magnesium and contain omega 6 and omega 3 fats. Instructions for roasting and other methods of using pumpkin seeds in the pumpkin seeds fact sheet.

>Save the date! Extension is coordinating the 2017 Alaska Wood Energy Conference April 11-12 in Ketchikan. Sessions will include biochar, biomass harvesting, combined heat and power technology review and more. An optional field trip will be help April 12-13. More details and registration information coming soon.

>Winter has settled in all over the state. If your energy costs go up during the winter, considering conducting a home electricity audit to see if you can make any adjustments to keep costs down. Other publications of interest in winter months are "Keeping Your House Operating During a Cold Alaska Winter" and "Space Heater Safety: Using Kerosene and Propane." See the entire publications catalog here and call 877-520-5211 to get connected with an agent if you have questions.

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

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