Upcoming Events



Food Myths Seminar

Food Myths Seminar

Fact or Fiction? Come find out the truth about GMOs and other food myths.

GMO. Genetically Engineered, Bio Technology-What Does It All Mean?

Come join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialists from Auburn University and Alabama A&M University as we uncover the truth with non-biased & research-based information.

The Food Myths Seminar will be held on November 7 at 6:00 p.m. Registration is required by calling the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 or emailing Kelly Palmer at ridleka@auburn.edu. The cost is $5 per person. Cash or check accepted. Dinner Provided. This program will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL  36532.

 

 

 

4-H Master Gardener Field Day

4-H Girl in Garden with Elderly Gardener

You’re invited to our first 4-H Master Gardener Field Day on August 11th from 9 am-2 pm! You don’t want to miss this amazing day full of fun learning! Cost is $5 per family. Check in will begin at 8:30 am.

We will have a canning workshop, a gardening workshop, an environmental workshop, and a pollinators workshop. We’ll break up the day with a yummy lunch, and some refreshing 4-H Yoga! Don’t forget, we’ll also have a good ole’ Watermelon Seed Spittin’ Contest! Humans of all ages are encouraged to participate.

RSVP now so you have a spot saved for you and your family! Call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 or email Heather LeGrand, 4-H Foundation Agent at hll0004@aces.edu. Deadline to RSVP is August 1st, 2017.

Vegetable IPM Training

VEGETABLE IPM TRAINING

Insect Monitoring and Scouting Practices

JUNE 22, 2017 – 5:30-7:30 pm

Gulf Coast Regional Research & Extension Center

8300 Hwy 104

Fairhope AL, 36532

Participants will receive a FREE HAND LENS! Call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 by June 12 to register.


The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University), is an equal opportunity educator and employer.  Everyone is welcome! Baldwin County Extension programs are supported by the Baldwin County Commission.

4-H Sportfishing Exhibition Day

4-H Sportfishing Exhibition Day

You’re invited to join us for our 4-H Sportfishing Exhibition Day on June 10th at the Fairhope Pier!! We’ll be learning how to cast a line, set a hook, and catch a fish! You and your family will not want to miss an opportunity like this! Fishing licenses are not required on this very special day. There will be a limited number of rods and reels available for youth to use, so please bring your own equipment if you have it. Bait will also be provided for the youth. Parents are highly encouraged to participate.

Where: 422 Fairhope Avenue

When: June 10th, 2017 from 8 am- 12 pm

Who: 4-H members and their friends and family (This will be a great way to introduce your friends to 4-H!!)

Bring a swimsuit, because we will also have access to the beach area for any family interested in a beach day with 4-H! Light refreshments will be provided, but there are restaurants near the pier for those really hungry. Parents will need to sign a water waiver before their children can participate in the activities. Please bring your own bug spray and sun block. Safety first!

Please RSVP to this event no later than June 5th by calling the Baldwin County Extension Office, 937-7176 or emailing Heather LeGrand, 4-H Foundation Regional Extension Agent at hll0004@aces.edu.

Volunteers Needed for the 2017-2018 School Year!

Volunteers Needed for the 2017-2018 School Year!

Volunteer educators present environmental lessons to Baldwin County students 2nd – 6th grade.  The training is August 17 from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. CALL us at 251-937-7176 to register and for more information about this free training. Registration is required to attend.

 Training and materials provided!

  • Recycling
  • water cycle
  • groundwater pollution
  • energy
  • aquatic nuisance species
  • nonpoint source pollution
  •  invasive plant species
  • backyard wildlife habitat

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University), is an equal opportunity educator and employer.  Everyone is welcome! Baldwin County Extension programs are supported by the Baldwin County Commission.