In the news
We provide advocacy, offer grants, supply funding, and promote the Douglas/Sarpy Extension office and 4-H programs in a variety of ways. Here's what is currently in the news:
Spring 2017 Grants are due April 30 - Check the Grants Page for Criteria.
We provide grants to Douglas/Sarpy Extension and 4-H for various projects, including programming and outreach. Grants may also be awarded to qualifying applicants who wish to partner with Extension or 4-H for projects or programs. To speak to a representative about our grant program, contact Executive Director Vernon Waldren at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Learn more about grants on the grants page.
FRIENDS Foundation elects new board members.
The Friends Foundation Board added 5 new board members at their November meeting. They were
- Jane Brady
- Diana Fuller
- Matt Gunderson
- Catherine Jones
- Lora Ullerich.
A special thank you to the out going board members for all their hard work.
- Lorrie Schrad
- Mike Schrad
- Garnet Blatchford
- Lori Cameron
- Nancy Metzler.
The board works together to build on the strengths of Friends to best serve Extension and 4-H in Douglas and Sarpy County.
2017 Omaha Gives!
Omaha Gives 2017 is fast approaching. May 24! Check out the Friends of Extension & 4-H information on the OCF (Omaha Community Foundation) Omaha Gives Website!
We look forward to making new friends on the Web:
FACEBOOK PAGE: Friends of Extension & 4-H Douglas/Sarpy County Foundation
Earth Day.........Great Day on April 22 at Elmwood Park in Omaha.
get your HOrticulture questions answered at the Extension office....
As we enter the 2017 growing season don't forget that your horticulture (gardening, lawn, trees, pests, etc) questions can be answered by the Nebraska Extension Horticulture Department in Douglas/Sarpy Counties. The expert Master Gardeners are always happy to assist you with your questions.
Also check out the 2017 Master Gardener Raffle and the 2017 MG Seminar. See the information on their pages.
The Nebraska Extension Natural Resource and Environment Master Gardener Program,
has staff available to answer your questions over the phone or you can walk into either the Omaha or Papillion offices.
For more information call the Douglas/County Extension office at 402/444-7804.
Follow the Douglas/Sarpy Extension Food & Nutrition team on their blog, Nutrition Know-How, and gain valuable advice for getting the best nutritional value on your family's plate in the easiest—and tastiest—ways possible. Enjoy!