eXtension Month in Review – May 2016

May, 2016

eXtensionMay was devoted to a number of forward-looking activities, particularly conducting conversations with Communities of Practice to learn more about their current needs and recommendations. eXtension staff is now working on developing more opportunities for Communities to collaborate and increase visibility.

Horizon Report for Cooperative Extension in Development for Fall Sharing

New Media ConsortiumThe eXtension Foundation, the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Innovation Task Force and The New Media Consortium (NMC) have selected 56 expert panelists to examine trends with the potential to impact Extension’s future. Learn more…

New Webinar Service for Member Institutions Offer Capacity up to 500 Visitors

Zoom meetingAs part of eXtension’s recent acquisition of new tools for use by professionals at eXtension Foundation member institutions, eXtension has secured the use of Zoom Webinars to assist CoPs, LNs, and other users with webinar services. Learn more…

First Steps to Approaching of Mental Health Issues in Extension Work

mental healthIncreasingly, Cooperative Extension professionals are coming in contact in their work with individuals affected by mental health problems. Knowing how to help them begins with knowing how to find the right bridge for them to the help they need. Learn more…

BeeAware of BeeHealth: June 20-26 Is National Annual Pollinator Week

BeeBlog: i-Three Issue Corps member project on Pollinator Planting
Information: http://articles.extension.org/bee_health
Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/BeeHealth/videos?shelf_id=1&view=0&sort=dd

Learn Webinar Tests New Webinar Capacity with 480+ Visitors

Utah DNRMay Forestry Lunch and Learn: Pruning
(Sponsored by Utah State University Forestry Extension, Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands)

eXtension’s Recent Video Highlight

YouTubeMaster Gardeners Promoting Mental Health in Pittsburgh (produced by eXtension)