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Cooperative Extension

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​A non-formal educational program designed to help people use science-based knowledge to improve their lives. As RI's land grant university, URI implements Extension programming in RI. Follow this page or subscribe to our events on Facebook to stay updated on Extension workshops and events throughout the year!

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Webinar - Property Value Impacts of Commercial-Scale Solar Energy

Large-scale solar energy installations are becoming more common in Rhode Island. While solar energy is important for reducing dependence on fossil fuels,...

9/29 7pm
Webinar - Practical Backyard Composting: Turning Waste into Want

Learn how to turn your food scraps and yard debris into a valuable soil amendment for your landscape with a little sun, water and love. Food safety...

10/6 7pm
Webinar - 2020 Plugged into Energy Research (PIER) Lecture Series: Lecture #1 - Energy Efficiency, Human Health, and COVID-19

Join leaders in energy efficiency for the first of three lectures highlighting cutting-edge energy research and outreach projects under way in Rhode...

10/7 6:30pm
Webinar - Putting the Garden to Bed: Tips and Tricks for Success

This presentation will outline the steps necessary to provide your gardens the healthy processes it needs to rest for the winter and be ready for the next...

10/13 7pm
Webinar - Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Mysterious

Ladybugs, assassin bugs, scale bugs, oh my! Which are good for the garden and how do you deal with the bad ones? Learn about which insects are friends and...

10/20 7pm

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