Cooperative Extension employees wore purple on Friday, April 26, in support of Military Kids. April marks the nation’s “Month of the Military Child,” a time to honor youth impacted by deployment. KTNV TV 13 covered the event…http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/204941001.html.
Two classes have been scheduled at the Master Gardener Orchard in May. May4, Asian Pear Thinning and May 11, Table & Wine Grape Thinning. Click here for all the details!
The Life Stories Nevada program is planning a class reunion on Friday, May 3 at the Las Vegas FamilySearch Library. The intent is to continue the work of the Life Stories Nevada program through regular writing groups. Please click here for details on how to join-in on the reunion!
It’s time to register for one of Clark County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (S.T.E.M.) day camps in June. The first day camp, open to youth ages 7-11, is scheduled from June 11-13; the second day camp, open to youth ages 9-14, is scheduled from June 25-27. Both camps include activities in plant & animal sciences, health & nutrition, computer science, aerospace, and more! Details!
Each week, Dr. Angela O’Callaghan writes a horticulture column for the Moapa Valley Progress called Garden Spot. Last week Dr. O’Callaghan began explaining how the desert looks in the Spring…Spring in this desert is gorgeous. The breezes are fresh, and plants are full of surprises. New leaves appear on mesquites and desert willows, which were barren through the winter. In the mountains, evergreens show new growth. Barrel cactus display claret cups or golden yellow flowers; Joshua trees put on caps of creamy white; and ephemeral wildflowers pop out showy blooms that last an instant. It calls us to appreciate the glorious environment that surrounds a sprawling city.Another world is less visible: not curmudgeonly burros, nor skittish mustangs, not even elevated big horn sheep, although they are often hard to find. No, most desert life is “out of sight, out of mind.” Read more!