Come learn practical skills for life. We have classes on urban farming, food business training, heating with wood and much more.
Click here to access the 2015 Spring Schedule.
Wednesday, April 1, 4 - 6 p.m.
Growing Vegetables. Vegetable gardening basics for our cold soils and cool summers. Includes information on organic seed sources and heirloom varieties. Registration required. Class fee: $10. Register here.
Bigger, Better, Lusher Gardens: Organic Growing through Soil Science
March 28 noon - 4 p.m.
Join us at the Anchorage Cooperative Extension Service, 1675 C Street, Suite 100 and learn how to manage your gardens the organic way. Local experts and Cooperative Extension have teamed up to offer a soil science intensive geared to Anchorage gardeners. We will cover soil biology, texture, structure and composting as well as the secret life of roots. Learn through hands-on activities the science behind feeding your soil, not your plant.
Suggested donation $25
Limited space available. RSVP with ACAT at
email@example.com, or phone 222-7714
or visit www.akaction.org.
Pesticide Applicator Training
April 13 - 15 & 17
See our flyer to find out who must be trained and certified to apply pesticides.
Contact The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation at 800-478-2577 or visit their website at http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/pest/ for information or questions about your category.
$55 per participant. Includes all materials and testing. Register online here or call our office at 786-6300 for more information.
Submit requests and photos regarding local insects, plants or diseases you discover!
The information submitted is sent to a statewide team who will promptly respond with information regarding the sample. As needed, pertinent information can be sent to local or state land resource managers who may quickly respond to potential problems. To submit a photo for identification to the "Citizen Scientists" click here.
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UAF Cooperative Extension Service
Anchorage District Office
1675 C Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What's going on in 4-H?
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