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WVU Extension leads youths in statewide virtual Hour of Code events

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West Virginia University Extension's 4-H youth development program is inviting youths across the state to bring their creations to life using code during virtual Hour of Code events on Dec. 6-8.

This year’s Hour of Code celebration, which is part of Computer Science Education Week, will consist of three, free fun and interactive sessions designed for youths in third grade and above. Each evening from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., youths will participate in a new, fun activity.


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WVU Extension invites youths to explore computer science at 4-H Code Camp

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From smartwatches and robots to video games and apps – today’s digital world runs on code. At West Virginia University Extension’s 4-H Code Camp, youth from across the state will have the opportunity to learn one of the world’s most in-demand skills through fun, hands-on coding activities.


WVU camp scholarship honors legacy of former 4-H’er and All Star

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West Virginia University Extension 4-H’ers across the state will soon get more opportunities to attend 4-H events at WVU Jackson’s Mill through a new scholarship fund honoring a long-time 4-H’er and All Star.


Growers bugged by pests find help from WVU Extension

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Pests are a pain, so  West Virginia University  Extension is reaching out to growers and gardeners around the state about the dangers of pesticides and how to incorporate safe alternatives — such as barriers, insect traps and introducing predatory insects that feed on pests.


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  1. Dining with Diabetes

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    A program for people with diabetes, their family members and caregivers. Participate from homeComputer or mobile device with internet access needed to participateRegistration...

    Dining with Diabetes
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    Dining with Diabetes 01:00 pm
  2. Women In Agriculture Conference

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    The annual West Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference provides research-based and practical educational opportunities for agribusiness women while fostering networking and...

    Women In Agriculture Conference
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    The Resort at Glade Springs
    Women In Agriculture Conference The Resort at Glade Springs
  3. Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Product Development: Funding Tourism Development

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    This session of WVU Extension's Sustainable Tourism webinar series, participants will be provided examples of funding opportunities for tourism development and a funder’s...

    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Product Development: Funding Tourism Development
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    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Product Development: Funding Tourism Development 11:00 am
  4. Holiday Grave Blankets and Wreaths

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    Holiday Craft Session – Join the Marshall County Extension Office Staff for a hands on home craft class. Each participant will make their choice of a grave blanket or wreath...

    Holiday Grave Blankets and Wreaths
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    Marshall County Extension Office
    Holiday Grave Blankets and Wreaths 06:30 pm - Marshall County Extension Office
  5. Kid's Winter Craft Event

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    Join the Extension Office for another winter workshop for the kids. Each registered participant will enjoy a craft workshop and leave with a small craft to display at home....

    Kid's Winter Craft Event
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    Marshall County Extension Office
    Kid's Winter Craft Event 06:30 pm - Marshall County Extension Office
  6. Priority Deadline: Lewis County Quilt Retreat

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    December 15, 2022 is the priority deadline to register for the 2023 Lewis County Quilt Retreat, which is being planned as a return to normal (pre-COVID) event. Make plans to...

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    Priority Deadline: Lewis County Quilt Retreat
  7. Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Implementing & Evaluating a Destination Management Plan

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    This session of WVU Extension's Sustainable Tourism webinar series, participants will be provided examples of how to successfully implement and evaluate a sustainable tourism...

    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Implementing & Evaluating a Destination Management Plan
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    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: Implementing & Evaluating a Destination Management Plan 11:00 am
  8. OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

    OSHA 521  - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

    This course is designed for personnel who are interested in increasing their knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and procedures, as well as applicable OSHA standards....

    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
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    Morgantown
    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene 08:00 am - Morgantown
  9. OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene - Test

    OSHA 521  - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene - Test

    This course is designed for personnel who are interested in increasing their knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and procedures, as well as applicable OSHA standards....

    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene - Test
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    Morgantown
    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene - Test 08:00 am - Morgantown
  10. Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp

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    Smartphone apps, robots, video games, movies – the world runs on code. Software jobs are predicted to grow 34 percent in the next few years, making coding and app development...

    Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp
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    WVU Jackson's Mill
    Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp WVU Jackson's Mill