University of Minnesota Extension 4-H educator Nicole Pokorney is a champion of outdoor adventures. Pokorney provides leadership for several 4-H outdoor adventure programs: a 4-H hiking club in Fillmore County, and the 4-H Outdoor Wilderness Leadership (OWLS) program for teens statewide.
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CJ Holl of Wells, Minn., makes award-winning smoked nuts that he sells online and in stores throughout southern Minnesota. He’s also a city administrator there, and has worked with University of Minnesota Extension to help keep all businesses strong.
“We want the focus to be on the 235,000 people buried here and their families,” says Trevor Blake, assistant gardener at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Blake took the Master Gardener core course taught by U of M Extension in order to better understand challenges facing the 436-acre resting place for U.S. military veterans.