Lancaster County 4-H

Lancaster County Extension Office Closing to In-Person Traffic April 3

Effective April 3, Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County will be closed to in-person traffic until further notice. This includes our lobby. We want to do our best to assist you in any way we can, while also protecting the public and our staff. Extension staff are available via phone (leave a message at 402-441-7180 and someone will return your call) or email (lancaster@unl.edu). Many of Extension's educational resources are online (https://lancaster.unl.edu). All events and programs planned through May 9 have been converted to remote learning, postponed or cancelled. At this time, Extension is planning for summer events as normal, and will publish the status of events scheduled after May 9 as far in advance as possible.

4-H Resources You Can Use At Home

Lancaster County 4-H is compiling a list of 4-H resources and activities that families and youth can use at home during the COVID-19 situation.

https://lancaster.unl.edu/4Hathome

4-H/Extension "Hats for Hospitals" Community Service Project

Seeking expert sewers! Due to the COVID-19 situation, Bryan Health has reached out to Lancaster County 4-H and Extension needing 100% cotton surgical hats sewn for local medical personnel. All hats sewn will be delivered to Bryan Health in Lincoln.

https://lancaster.unl.edu/hatsforhospitals
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Upcoming Events

Note: All Nebraska Extension teaching or gathering events between March 16 and May 9 are cancelled or postponed unless they can be delivered remotely.

News & Information

Cultivating Healthy Lifestyles

The Nutrition Education Program (NEP) helps families on a limited budget improve the quality of their diet. NEP participants acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior changes necessary to improve their health. NEP is free to all participants who meet income guidelines. Learn more - visit Lancaster County NEP on Facebook.

Simple Tips & Recipes for Everyday Life

On the UNL Food and Fitness team's web site at https://food.unl.edu, you'll find information on food, fitness and fitness, educational resources, food safety and preservation, local foods and more. The Nebline Newsletter also features a section on Food and Health in each issue with recipes, helpful tips, and nutrition information. 

Get Your Wildlife Questions Answered

As we move into spring, you may have more encounters with wildlife. Whether you are just curious about that snake on your sidewalk or need to address a nuisance critter, resources are available 24/7/365. Visit Nebraska Extension Wildlife and Nebraska's Guide to Snakes, Turtles, Frogs, Lizards and Salamanders

Recent Ag Programs are now Archived On-line

Video recordings of Nebraska Extension’s recent “Successful Farmer Series” and “Managing Agricultural Land in 2020 and Beyond” (aka “Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent”) workshops are now archived online. Go to https://lancaster.unl.edu/ag

Lancaster County 4-H is for You!

Open to all youth ages 5–18, the Nebraska Extension 4-H youth development program emphasizes: 4-H science, citizenship and leadership, agricultural literacy, career development, college readiness and healthy lifestyles. Lancaster County 4-H is a partnership between the Lancaster County government and Nebraska Extension. Learn more about Lancaster County Nebraska 4-H

What Lawn & Garden Topics are on Your Mind?

If you live in southeastern Nebraska and have a lawn and gardening topic you'd like to learn more about, contact Sarah Browning, Extension Educator. Sarah can be reached by phone at (402) 441-7180: by mail at 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln, NE 68528: or by e-mail at sbrowning2@unl.edu. If you live outside of southeastern Nebraska, contact local extension office for information specific to your region.

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