Janet Smith has accepted the position of regional director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serving Louisa, Henry, Des Moines and Lee counties effective June 1, 2016. Smith will provide leadership to county extension councils and oversee delivery of educational programs that align with needs of the region.
The 4-part beginning beekeeper course was held in this February at the Lee County Extension office in Donnellson. Twenty participants learned about the beekeeping process from start to finish. Check out photos from the workshop.
Trail enthusiasts and community leaders are invited to a free regional workshop to learn how to enhance and improve community trails. Trees Forever will host an interactive workshop to assist in improving trails on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in Fort Madison.
Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Iowa State University Extension, and share their time and expertise with other gardeners.