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  • 16 Easy Steps to Gardening in Alaska

    Jan. 24, 2020

    Share this with a new gardener or read the steps to think about how you can improve your established garden!

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  • Keeping Your House Operating During a Cold Alaska Winter

    Jan. 17, 2020

    Wintertime in Alaska can be cold, with temperatures of 40, 50, even 60 below zero. Severe outside temperatures can cause severe inside problems. When utilities stop functioning because of the cold, it is inconvenient and even dangerous. Knowing how to keep utilities functioning or how to restore them to working order during periods of severe cold weather is very important.

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  • January is Radon Action Month

    Jan. 10, 2020

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. It forms naturally from the radioactive decay of uranium, which is found at various levels of bedrock.

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  • What Why How We Eat: An Experiment Farm

    Dec. 26, 2019

    The public is invited to stop by First Friday at the Anchorage Museum on Jan. 3 and learn more about the Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center. The event is called What Why How We Eat: An Experiment Farm and is related to an exhibit and a series of public programs that the museum is hosting, called What Why How We Eat. The museum website says the exhibit and programs “look at how Alaskans connect with each other and the land through food.” 

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