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The free November/December 2016 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line

This issue's feature: "Look Who's Hatching: Preschoolers Explore Egg-Laying Animals". Find this article and more here.

Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station

Live Web cam view: Cherry Creek Habitat

Upcoming Events
Winter Care for Horses

Caring for horses over the winter months can be a difficult task with cold weather, frozen water, and strong winds. However, the better horses are maintained during the winter, the better condition they will be in once the weather warms and it is time to start riding again. No matter how difficult the weather, providing feed, water, and shelter for horses is critical. Learn more

Successful Farmer Series

Agriculture is a challenging industry and farm owners and operators are inherently required to understand and make decisions based on a wide range of topics. Now's the time to register for the Successful Farmer Series. Pick the workshops most relevant to you. Workshops are held every other Friday (except Dec. 30) starting December 16th and going through March 3rd. Workshops & Registration

Overnight Lock-In for 4th & 5th Graders

Lancaster County 4-H Teen Council invites 4th & 5th graders to an overnight lock-in Friday, Jan. 20, 8 pm - Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 am. You don't need to be in 4-H to attend. Cost $15. Register by January 16. Details & Registration today.

Holiday Gifts for the Gardener

Are you looking for gift ideas for your special gardener? Sarah Browning, Extension Educator reviews some tools you might want to consider. Of course, a gift certificate is always another good option along with a cute card for the gardener in your life - “Digging you during the holidays and all year round". Learn more

Mice in the House? You're Not Alone!

We're getting calls with homeowners frustrated with mice in the house. Keep sealing entry points. Use traps and avoid mouse poisons. For best success, think like a mouse! Learn more here

Environmental Awareness Workshops for Child Care Providers & After-School Staff

Teaching children ages 3–9 about our environment can be fun and easy. In this workshop, you will practice hands-on activities to help children learn to protect our environment. Tuesday, Feb. 21 or Wednesday, May 3. Details and Registration Information

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