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Different Perspective

July 29, 2015

  This photo mosaic was taken by #UConnExtension’s Joel Stocker with his quadricopter of the field burn conducted in early May at the Middlesex County Extension Center. Burns like this are conducted periodically as a training exercise for Junior Firefighters and as a management/maintenance practice to sustain the population of native warm-season grasses we encourage […]

Eat Smart Live Strong

July 27, 2015

UConn Extension’s SNAP-Ed Food Security partnered with Elmwood Senior Center in Danbury to offer the USDA Eat Smart Live Strong program this summer. Programs are led by Heather Peracchio, Extension Educator and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.  Seniors are provided  $15 vouchers towards fresh produce and round-trip transportation to the Farmers Market twice per month thanks to a […]

CLIR Annual Meeting

July 24, 2015

Our Center for Learning In Retirement (CLIR) held their annual meeting in June with music and plans for upcoming courses. Visit their website for all of the latest news.

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