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Angie Hong leads Watershed Game with group on boat
December 12, 2018

“Everybody cares about water,” says Hong, who is with the East Metro Water Resources Education Program. She has spent the last 12 years teaching communities about water. From invasive species to stormwater runoff to chemical pollution, there are many threats to water quality. One tool that brings people together is the Watershed Game.

Volunteers look at lake weeds and identification manual on a dock
October 11, 2018

Mary Kay Ripp, a University of Minnesota Extension volunteer in the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Detector program, is featured in this video produced by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC). It was filmed on Chisago Lake.

Llama costume contest farmer costume
August 14, 2018

Rick Carlson had no big goal in mind when he started his farm, except for to build University of Minnesota Extension 4-H clubs in Carver County to help youth explore llamas. For more than a decade, he has put endless hours into working with 4-H youth to ensure they have a positive, hands-on experience. 

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