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 we're up to in the community:
Come celebrate earth and get your Extension questions answered at this years Earth Day Omaha event. We will again have a booth and Master Gardeners, 4-H-er's and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions and provide information. Click Earth Day Omaha for more information on the Earth Day event activities including a schedule.
Grants for the fall cycle have been awarded. See the grant section for a list of the grants.
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 email@example.com,
Learn more about grants on the grants page.
FRIENDS Foundation new board members and thank you to past board members.
The Friends Foundation Board added a new board member for 2018.
- Eddie Biwer
A special thank you to the out going board members for all their hard work.
- Kathleen Kelley
- Mary deSouza
The board works together to build on the strengths of Friends to best serve Extension and 4-H in Douglas and Sarpy County.
2018 Douglas County Fair
The Friends of Extension Foundation will be conducting the 2018 Douglas County Fair...information will be coming soon.
The dates are July 10 - 15
We look forward to making new friends on the Web:
FACEBOOK PAGE: Friends of Extension & 4-H Douglas/Sarpy County Foundation
A look back at one of our 2017 events. We plan on participating in the 2018 Earth Day.........Great Day on April 21 at Elmwood Park in Omaha.
get your HOrticulture questions answered at the Extension office....
We are fast approaching the 2018 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.
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.
**Also the 2018 Master Gardener Raffle will start in February.....information on this site soon!!!
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!