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Create Better Health Curriculum, Casey Coombs, Jaqueline Neid Sep 2020

Create Better Health Curriculum, Casey Coombs, Jaqueline Neid

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CBH is a comprehensive nutrition curriculum designed to teach adult SNAP-Ed participants how to eat well and be active on a budget. CBH combines nutrition and physical activity recommendations from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Each lesson has three components: a nutrition topic based on the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a physical activity discussion based on USDA recommendations, and a Create recipe demonstration and sample. The components are woven together in eight lessons that are designed to keep participants engaged, while actively learning the skills needed to create a healthier lifestyle.


Identifying Fox Squirrels And Their Damage In Your Yard, S. Nicole Frey, Jessica Tegt Aug 2020

Identifying Fox Squirrels And Their Damage In Your Yard, S. Nicole Frey, Jessica Tegt

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Native to the eastern United States, fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) were first documented in Utah in 2011. It is unknown how fox squirrels made their way into Utah; however, it is possible they followed riparian corridors (areas along rivers, where trees often grow) through Colorado into Utah and were only detected once their populations grew in number. Since the Utah Natural Heritage Program began tracking them, there have been over 500 observations of this species, predominantly around Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Front. Fox squirrels are the largest tree squirrel in the U.S. (17–28 inches, and 17 ...


First Responder Mental Health, Kira Swensen, Timothy Keady, Maren Wright Voss Aug 2020

First Responder Mental Health, Kira Swensen, Timothy Keady, Maren Wright Voss

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Communities spend thousands of dollars on first responders to protect them physically: body armor for law enforcement officers, heat resistant gear for firefighters, gloves and reflective clothing for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. Supporting and investing in programs related to first responders’ mental health is equally important in keeping their minds safe. First responders train long hours each year to stay prepared for almost any situation. In the past, training has centered around physical safety and job efficiency. In recent years, efforts have been made to include mental health training and reduce the stigma associated with mental health for first ...


Mammals Of Cedar Breaks National Monument, S. Nicole Frey, Natalie D'Souza, Ethan Hammer, Bryan Larsen, Jake Nielson Aug 2020

Mammals Of Cedar Breaks National Monument, S. Nicole Frey, Natalie D'Souza, Ethan Hammer, Bryan Larsen, Jake Nielson

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This document is the result of a study of the terrestrial mammals found at Cedar Breaks National Monument from 2017-2019. During this time, we conducted a survey of mammals using a series of trail cameras. We used survey results to provide an index of terrestrial mammals (excluding bats) within the park. Our goal is to provide a beginner’s guide to the mammals at Cedar Breaks National Monument. We include information regarding appearance, diet, habitat, and population status according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The guide represents the species a visitor to Cedar Breaks National ...


Preparing Your Holiday Turkey Safely, Darlene Christensen Jun 2020

Preparing Your Holiday Turkey Safely, Darlene Christensen

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This publication includes information on buying, thawing, roasting, and carving the holiday turkey.


Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen Jun 2020

Freezer Meal Planning, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides recipes, instructions, and ingredient lists for a week's worth of freezer meals.


Reducing The Spread Of Infection: Hand Washing, Darlene Christensen Jun 2020

Reducing The Spread Of Infection: Hand Washing, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides instructions and information on proper hand-washing techniques.


Marinating Meat Safely, Darlene Christensen Jun 2020

Marinating Meat Safely, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides everything you need to know about marinating meat- safety, types, and how-to instructions.


Preserving Zucchini, Darlene Christensen Jun 2020

Preserving Zucchini, Darlene Christensen

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This publication provides information about zucchini, selection and preparation, preservation, nutrition, and recipes


Mini Purse, Darlene Christensen, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen Apr 2020

Mini Purse, Darlene Christensen, Debra Proctor, Ronda Olsen

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This is a how to guide that provides instructions and supply list for making a mini purse.


The Money Mentors Program: Increasing Financial Literacy In Utah Youths, Zurishaddai A. Garcia, Dave Francis, Amanda Christensen, Stacey S. Macarthur, Margie Memmott, Paul A. Hill Dec 2017

The Money Mentors Program: Increasing Financial Literacy In Utah Youths, Zurishaddai A. Garcia, Dave Francis, Amanda Christensen, Stacey S. Macarthur, Margie Memmott, Paul A. Hill

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Utah 4-H and Fidelity Investments collaborated on a program for increasing the financial literacy of teens and children. The collaboration resulted in positive impacts for both Extension and Utah youths. Extension benefited through partnership with a corporation that provided content expertise, volunteers, and funding for a financial literacy program. Youths benefited from improved financial literacy. A Teens Reaching Youth (TRY) team approach was used for the training of 81 teens, who then taught 530 youths statewide. The curriculum addressed research-based financial concepts through activities and technologies that were interactive, appealing, and engaging. The program development and implementation processes may serve ...


Culturally Responsive 4-H Youth Development In Southeast Alaska, Deb Jones, Linda Skogrand Jun 2014

Culturally Responsive 4-H Youth Development In Southeast Alaska, Deb Jones, Linda Skogrand

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Protocol For Trichomonas Diagnosis In Cattle For Utah, Bruce King, Kerry Rood Jun 2012

Protocol For Trichomonas Diagnosis In Cattle For Utah, Bruce King, Kerry Rood

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Trichomoniasis, caused by the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus, is a serious reproductive (venereal) disease found in some Utah cattle herds. Diagnosis of trichomoniasis is made when trichomonad organisms are detected in the smegma or preputial flush samples of bulls, or the uterine/vaginal fluids of cows


Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on creating straight ruffles.


Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer

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This is a how-to publication on creating circular ruffles.


Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install lapped zippers.


Booklice And Their Relatives, Cory Stanley Jan 2012

Booklice And Their Relatives, Cory Stanley

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This publication includes information on booklice.


Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to make hand-worked keyhole buttonholes.


Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to sew a flat-felled seam.


Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install centered zippers.


Homemade Laundry Detergents, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley, Carolyn Washburn Dec 2011

Homemade Laundry Detergents, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley, Carolyn Washburn

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This publication provides recipes and instruction for making your own laundry detergents.


Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley

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This publication includes a glossary of terms used in sewing.


Oxygen Absorbers, Carolyn Washburn Oct 2011

Oxygen Absorbers, Carolyn Washburn

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This publication defines oxygen absorbers and provides information on the different types and advantages of absorbers.


4-H Try Lotions & Potions Curriculum, An Entrepreneurial Project, Donna Carter, Teresa Hunsaker Jul 2011

4-H Try Lotions & Potions Curriculum, An Entrepreneurial Project, Donna Carter, Teresa Hunsaker

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This manual includes recipes, instructions, and explanations for making your own spa products as part of the TRY program.


Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a charity pillowcase sewing project.


Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a quiet book sewing project.


Spring Clean Your Financial House, Ann House Feb 2011

Spring Clean Your Financial House, Ann House

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This publication suggests 5 simple steps to reviewing and improving your financial status.


Calibrating And Operating Manure Spreaders, Process Improvement For Animal Feeding Operations, John Harrison, Rich Koenig, Kerry Goodrich Dec 2010

Calibrating And Operating Manure Spreaders, Process Improvement For Animal Feeding Operations, John Harrison, Rich Koenig, Kerry Goodrich

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This guide outlines simplified methods to calibrate manure spreaders based on determining the load and area covered by the load.


Backyard Composting In Utah, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig Dec 2010

Backyard Composting In Utah, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig

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This publication explains the benefits of composting and how to successfully start a compost in your own backyard.


Drinking Water Fact Sheet: Lead, Nancy Mesner, Barbara Daniels Dec 2010

Drinking Water Fact Sheet: Lead, Nancy Mesner, Barbara Daniels

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This fact sheet provides information about lead in water. It includes sections about what lead is, where it comes from, health concerns from lead exposure, drinking water standards for lead, how to know if it is in a water supply, what can be done to reduce lead in drinking water.