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Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

2021 Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest


October 4, 2021

The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages for this year's Florida Gateway Fair's Annual Coloring Contest. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature our local ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Events, Livestock, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Bellamy Beaver, Club Meetings, Clubs, Life Skills, STEM, Youth Development

Excited about the Child Tax Payments coming this month? Read This!


July 1, 2021

Do you have children or grandchildren? If so at this point, you have probably heard about the changes to the Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Act. However, for most people it seems to bring more questions than answers and now they ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Act, American, American Rescue Act, Child, Children, Credit, CTC, Rescue, Tax, Taxes

Columbia County Seeking New Master Gardener Volunteers for 2021


June 22, 2021

Do you love plants, like people, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer! The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a vital part of the horticulture program at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Office. The mission of the Master ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture, Master Gardener, Master Gardner Volunteer
using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself


April 1, 2021

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot of the time its just something we ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Diversity, Inclusion, Life Skills, Mindful, Unconscious Bias, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development
A patch of clover with the words "Is it really about having good luck?"

Is it really about having good luck?


March 17, 2021

In my whole life, I’ve never found a four-leaf clover. Until now. Last week, I found one. Today, two more. So is luck really something that is that hard to find? Do we really have to spend our days struggling to find that pot of gold at the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, 4-leaf Clover, Agriculture, Clover, Horticulture, Life Skills, Luck, Volunteer, Youth, Youth Development

Luck is what you make it


March 9, 2021

As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to find those three leaf clovers that aren’t the “lucky” ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Welcome, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Agriculture, Luck, Nature, Nurture, STEM, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

4-H Cares: Confidence


March 2, 2021

Several Extension Agents have worked together to develop the 4-H Cares Virtual Program that will help youth and adults to examine those character traits that can help us to be better people and have better relationships. This month the 4-H Cares ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

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