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Recent Articles about Clallam Extension

SNAP-Ed in Clallam County

We at SNAP-Ed recognize that the causes of poverty, poor health and limited food access are systemic and often insurmountable. Through partnerships with community organizations and service providers such as schools, health care and food banks, SNAP-Ed targets the structures and systems that prevent people with limited resources from accessing nutritious, wholesome food and opportunities for physical activity. SNAP-Ed employees and their partners work to remove the barriers people face.

Four main topics addressed in the SNAP-Ed program are:

Read the whole article here

Native Pollinator Corridor

Native pollinators need more than native flowers, they need uninterrupted corridors and appropriate housing. Each native pollinator has a unique way of nesting, this can take place deep in a grass tuft or inside a particular hollow stem of a native plant. This sort of detail drives the passion of Cathy Lucero, a group of Master Gardeners and various volunteers connected through the Clallam Conservation District to recreate roadside management teams that care for our native flora and fauna. Read the whole story here.

 

 

4-H Looks at Clallam’s Opioid Epidemic & Takes Steps

How 4H teens from Peninsula College’s Upward Program took action

Read the full article on this unique research team and what they learned

 

Show the Process of Researching the Opioid Epidemic in Clallam County

A Farmer’s Seed Pinning Meeting

What does your garden have to do with seed saving?

Read the full article on Pinning and Seed Saving in Clallam here

Pinning Meeting in process