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We are hiring a Master Gardener Coordinator

CSU Extension is looking for a part time employee to manage the Jefferson County Master Gardener program. See a complete position announcement here.     

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Learn about Wildflowers

Elevate your wildflower knowledge by taking one of the upcoming Native Plant Master offerings. For more information or to register, go to:  http://npm.eventbrite.com/

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CSU Extension: Active in Jeffco for 100 years

The Jefferson County Agricultural Agent, K. A McCaskill, reported for the year November 15, 1919 to November 30, 1920 that “The county agent drove or travelled during the year 8780 miles (in a Ford) on 530 gallons of gas, or an average of 16.6 miles per gallon…The county agent travelled 437 miles by rail in […]

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Golden Kiwanis learn about 4-H YFP

Two 4-H members from Parr Elementary presented about the Youth and Families with Promise (YFP) 4-H Mentoring in Jefferson County to the Golden Kiwanis club. Francisco Vasquez and Clarena Weaks from Parr Elementary each read their 4-H stories and talked about what 4-H means to them. The mission of 4-H NMP YFP is to “assist youth in […]

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100 Years of Helping Jeffco Residents

1914: Extension Services Begin Nationwide Cooperative Extension began nationwide in 1914 when Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act. This Act established state Extension services as a third program branch – along with teaching and research – of the nation’s land grant universities, one of which is Colorado State University. 1917: CSU Extension Jeffco Opens Colorado State […]

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