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summer series returns to wvpb

WVU Extension will kick off its third season of children's programming on West Virginia Public Broadcasting on Monday, June 20 with a special celebration of West Virginia. This series features fun, interactive programming for children and families. The 30-minute episodes will air Monday - Friday at 9 a.m. and will run six weeks through the summer.

Learn more about WVU Extension's children's summer programming on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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WVU Safety and Health Extension becomes a SafeLand Accrediting Organization

Tiffany Rice, WVU Extension safety and specialist and assistant professor, and Chris Warnick, WVU Extension safety and health adjunct instructor, standing beside presentation screen with WVU Extension Safety and Health | SafeLandUSA logo.

West Virginia University Extension Safety and Health Extension has been recognized as a SafeLand Accrediting Organization, one of three organizations to obtain this designation nationally.

SafeLand is steadfastly committed to promoting safety best practices, reducing worksite injuries and eliminating accidental deaths through education. The organization’s mission is to guide accrediting organizations on standardized health, safety and environmental educational programs for the energy industry by providing modern and interactive education and training programs.


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West Virginia 4-H’ers head to national shooting sports championships

Two teens, holding air rifles aimed at targets participate, in West Virginia's state 4-H Shooting Sports Championships at WVU's mobile rifle range in Morgantown.

WVU Extension's children's television program kicks off June 20 on WVPB

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WVU Extension to provide OSHA respiratory protection course

Male instructor demonstrating how to conduct a respirator quantitative fit test.

In various workplaces throughout the United States and even across the world, workers are required to wear respirators. Respirators protect individuals from hazardous environmental conditions that may harm their lungs and respiratory systems. To give workers with safety and health duties and responsibilities and safety professionals the knowledge to safely and effectively implement respiratory protection requirements, West Virginia University Extension Safety and Health Extension’s National Resource Center Occupational Safety and Health Training Institute Education Center  will offer OSHA 2225: Respiratory Protection training June 21-24 in Morgantown, West Virginia.


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  1. State Conservation Camp

    Youths with an adult in a creekbed collecting and recording information

    West Virginia State Conservation Camp aims to develop future conservation leaders by acquainting youth ages 14 to 18 with the social and economic values of our natural...

    State Conservation Camp
    Date
    Location
    Camp Caesar
    State Conservation Camp Camp Caesar
  2. West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Online Training

    A Master Gardener Garden in Monongalia County is an example of one of the many projects volunteers can get involved with in their community by joining the West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Program.

    Benefits of becoming a WVU Extension Master Gardener Among the many benefits for getting involved with the WVU Extension Master Gardener program, here are the highest-ranking...

    West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Online Training
    Date
    West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Online Training 06:00 pm
  3. WVU National Junior Firefighter Camp

    A Junior Firefighter Camp youth pariticipant wearing protective firefighting gear inlcuding helmet and tank smiles at the camera.

    Registration Deadline: TBA Ages: 14 – 17 Scholarship Availability: Scholarships typically offered to a select few who qualify. Please contact the WVU Fire Service Extension...

    WVU National Junior Firefighter Camp
    Date
    Location
    W.Va. State Fire Academy
    WVU National Junior Firefighter Camp 01:00 pm - W.Va. State Fire Academy
  4. Older Members Conference State 4-H Camp

    Four 4-H'ers stand together with the Wirt County agent at Older Members Conference at WVU Jackson's Mill.

    Older Member's Conference is statewide 4-H camp held annually at WVU Jackson's Mill. This camp is open to any youth aged 14-21. Campers develop leadership skills through...

    Older Members Conference State 4-H Camp
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    Location
    WVU Jackson's Mill
    Older Members Conference State 4-H Camp WVU Jackson's Mill
  5. Energy Express Summer Programs Start

    Children pose with the WVU Mountaineer at an Energy Express site.

    Energy Express, a summer reading and nutrition program for children living in West Virginia’s rural and low-income communities runs June 20-July 29, 2022. Find more...

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    Energy Express Summer Programs Start
  6. Wirt County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting

    A Wirt County 4-H leader rallies local youth in an activity underneath a shelter.

    Monthly 4-H Leaders Association meeting held at the Wirt County Extension Office.

    Wirt County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting
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    Location
    Wirt Extension Office
    Wirt County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting 06:30 pm - Wirt Extension Office
  7. AgBeats Webinar Series

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    A free webinar and conference call series about integrated crop management for Extension county agents and advanced growers.

    AgBeats Webinar Series
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    AgBeats Webinar Series 10:00 am
  8. Dining with Diabetes

    A woman teaches a food class with a placard visible that reads: "Plan." Planning items including pens and documents along with hand santizer are vibile. Kitchen appliances are on a counterop in the background.

    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 06:00 pm
  9. Sustainable Tourism Webinar: The Role of Extension and Non-traditional Stakeholders

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    This session of WVU Extension's Sustainable Tourism webinar series, participants will identify the role of non-traditional stakeholders, including Extension agents and others,...

    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: The Role of Extension and Non-traditional Stakeholders
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    Sustainable Tourism Webinar: The Role of Extension and Non-traditional Stakeholders 11:00 am
  10. Dining with Diabetes

    A woman teaches a food class with a placard visible that reads: "Plan." Planning items including pens and documents along with hand santizer are vibile. Kitchen appliances are on a counterop in the background.

    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
    Date
    Dining with Diabetes 10:00 am