Tag: southern region

Impact Collaborative Training Helps Extension Personnel Find Missing Links

“Before we were assuming that people would find the information. We weren’t trying to meet our audience directly.” Three North Carolina State University Extension professors found it critical to educate landowners in their state about the effects of climate change on forest growth. Collectively, Dr. Susan Moore, a retired NCSU Extension associate professor, along with […]

Concept Map Gives Educators Tool to Catalyze Community Change

“The concept map we developed through eXtension is empowering the community and has given more credibility and clarity to the collaborative efforts I am facilitating.” Grace Peterson Grace Peterson and her community colleagues have big plans.  Simply put, they want to change the world … or at least their corner of Louisiana. Peterson is an […]

Increasing Seafood Consumption among Populations with Heart Health Risks

Ingrid Adam’s i-Three Issue Corps project addresses the issue of low seafood consumption in low-income populations and their higher risk of heart disease with an education program on the benefits of eating seafood. The impact she is seeking is to convince these families to eat seafood two times per week. When Ingrid arrived at the […]
Green Meadows Community Garden Pollinator Plants

Pollinator Spaces: Promoting Pollinator Conservation and Sustainability

Becky Griffin’s i-Three Issue Corps project is dedicated to creating gardens that support pollinator habitats and provide hands-on pollinator education throughout Georgia. The impact she is seeking is to increase pollinator awareness in her state by facilitating the development of school and community gardens and supporting the effort with high-quality, engaging communications. At the NeXC2016 […]