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What Even is Domestic Violence? Beyond the Bruises
In the age of media saturation, society's desensitization to violence poses a silent threat, especially within the sphere of domestic life. It’s time to peel back the layers on what we think we know about domestic violence and reveal its complex reality.
Payne, P. and Thomas, C. 2024, University of Nevada, Reno, Ask the Professor Blogs
Brochures
Radon Gas Education
Flyer for radon education class for realtors.
Kelly, Chris 2024, University of Nevada Reno Extension
Forms
4-H Teen Counselor Reference Form (2024)
Reference form to be completed with Teen Counselor Application for support of the Northern Area Western 4-H Camp at Tahoe summer 2024. All applications for Teen Counselor positions with 4-H overnight Camp must be submitted on or before 4/12.
Mitchell, S. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms
Dairy Goat Record Book
Washoe County 4-H Dairy Goat Record book - a project plan for keeping track of progress raising, feeding, caring, breeding, and kidding dairy goats for the 4-H youth development program in Washoe County.
S. Mitchell 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Recordbook
Formulario de Queja de Derechos Civiles
Este formulario permite que el público presente quejas sobre derechos civiles a la Universidad, lo que nos permite hacer cumplir las leyes de derechos civiles dentro de nuestra autoridad.
Lessick, P. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms
Informational Publications
Moose mural in Elko, NV
Housing Data Profile Elko County, Nevada
This report will be used as a tool for the county to have an in-depth quantitative analysis to use towards comprehensive planning strategies for the county and community. Readers will better understand their community’s housing characteristics and needs moving forward.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada, Ariel Martinez, Roy Visuett 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Sand Dunes in Winnemucca, NV
Housing Data Profile Humboldt County, Nevada
This report will be used as a tool for the county to have an in-depth quantitative analysis to use towards comprehensive planning strategies for the county and community. Readers will better understand their community’s housing characteristics and needs moving forward.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada, Ariel Martinez, Roy Visuett 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Trail winding through Cathedral Gorge in Caliente, NV
Housing Data Profile Lincoln County, Nevada
This report will be used as a tool for the county to have an in-depth quantitative analysis to use towards comprehensive planning strategies for the county and community. Readers will better understand their community’s housing characteristics and needs moving forward.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada, Ariel Martinez, Roy Visuett 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Night in the Country Rodeo in Yerington, NV
Housing Data Profile Lyon County, Nevada
This report will be used as a tool for the county to have an in-depth quantitative analysis to use towards comprehensive planning strategies for the county and community. Readers will better understand their community’s housing characteristics and needs moving forward.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada, Ariel Martinez, Roy Visuett 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Roadsign outside of Unionville, NV
Housing Data Profile Pershing County, Nevada
This report will be used as a tool for the county to have an in-depth quantitative analysis to use towards comprehensive planning strategies for the county and community. Readers will better understand their community’s housing characteristics and needs moving forward.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada, Ariel Martinez, Roy Visuett 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Journals
Light emitting diode effect of red, blue, and amber light on photosynthesis and plant growth parameters Wu, B. Mansoori, M., Schwalb, M., Islam, S., Naznin, M.T. Addo, P.W., MacPherson, S., Orsat, O., Lefsrud, M 2024, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, Volume 256, 2024, 112939,ISSN 1011-1344
Principles for successful livestock grazing management on western US rangelands
We engaged hundreds of livestock grazing management experts in an iterative conversation to distill a set of evidence-based, adaptable principles for successful livestock grazing management in the semiarid and arid rangelands of the western United States.
Jablonski, K., Derner, J., Bailey, D., Davies, K., Meiman, P., Roche, L., Thacker, E., Vermeire, L. and Stackhouse-Lawson, K. 2024, Rangelands, Volume 46, Issue 2, April 2024, Pages 35-41
What's in a Name? Standardizing Terminology for the Enhancement of Research, Extension, and Industry Applications of Virtual Fence Use on Grazing Livestock
Different research and commercial entities have adopted terms and definitions independently. In this paper, we propose a standard terminology. Standard terminology will aid in efficient and effective communication among all entities and interested parties.
Ehlert, K., Brennan, J., Beard, J., Reuter, R., Menendez, H., Vandermark, L., Stephenson, M., Hoag, D., Meiman, P., O'Connor, R., and Noell, S. 2024, Volume 94, 2024, Pages 199-206, ISSN 1550-7424
Newsletters
Clover Clips Newsletter, Volume 32, Issue 2, February 2024
Monthly Newsletter for the 4-H Youth Development Program in Western Nevada counties (Carson City, Douglas, Storey, and Washoe).
Mitchell, S. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Clover Clips 4-H Newsletter
Clover Clips Newsletter, Volume 32, Issue 4, April 2024
4-H Monthly newsletter focusing on youth development, opportunities in Nevada, and activities for ages 5-19. In addition to our calendar of upcoming events, we have a focus on supporting First Nation Youth.
S. Mitchell 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Clover Clips Newsletter, Volume 32, Issue 5, May 2024
4-H Monthly Newsletter about events, activities, youth leadership, with articles focused on specific areas of development, belonging, inclusion, and access. This month's focus on supporting youth with disabilities.
Sam Mitchell 2024, Washoe County 4-H
Clover Clips Newsletter, Volume 32, Issue 6, June 2024
This month learn about 4-H's commitment to our community for all-inclusive clubs and activities. Review how to support LGBTQ+ youth, creating safe spaces, and positive youth development. Learn about Juneteenth holiday, and it's origin. Upcoming events are also listed!
Sam Mitchell 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Gardening in Douglas County Nevada (2024-01)
The Master Gardener Volunteers of Carson Valley Nevada provides horticulture information on gardens, landscapes, plants and other related topics. This newsletter of January 2024 is one of the many resources of information available to the public to aid in accomplishing this mission.
I. Angelini, A. Christy, L. Doerr 2024, Extension, Unversity of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Gardening in Douglas County Nevada (2024-04)
The Master Gardener Volunteers of Carson Valley Nevada provides horticulture information on gardens, landscapes, plants and other related topics. This newsletter of April 2024 is one of the many resources of information available to the public to aid in accomplishing this mission.
J. Gardner, I. Angelini, L. Doerr. and L. Dick 2024, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Master Gardener Newsletter
Gardening in Douglas County Nevada (2024-07)
The Master Gardener Volunteers of Douglas County provide home horticulture information on gardens, landscapes, plants and other related topics. This newsletter of July 2024 will focus on water conservation topics. Enjoy this quarters publication and share with a friend.
I, Angelini, L. Doerr, L. Dick 2024, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter
Two older men stopping to talk after a basketball game
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-01)
Learn about the state's Radon Program and how to get free testing kits in Jan. and Feb. using our website's interactive map to find a pick-up location nearest you. Kits are available online for $17. In the kitchen, we are making an easy and nutritious power bowl using things you may already have on hand.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
A red apple with a heart shaped bite out of the middle.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-02)
As we get older, love may start to look a little different. Learn some great ideas to bring sensory touch to an elder living alone. And read how to make small changes in your diet to more nutrient-dense food and beverage choices for breakfast and lunch. Next month, stay tuned for dinner suggestions.
N. Mazzullo 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-03)
In honor of National Nutrition Month, we provide you with practical guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Follow these simple dietary habits and physical activities to help prevent chronic disease. In addition, we will showcase a dinner recipe that is high in nutrients and can help boost immunity and overall health.
Jeykumar, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
multicolored tulips with a circle and the words Happy Spring
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-04)
Read about how to age well in place, tips on keeping your home safe, and tips on staying connected and engaged. Learn about what spring produce is available, the emotional benefits of exercise, and making healthy choices one snack at a time!
Grossman, E. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Older American Month photo
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-05)
Powered by Connection recognizes the profound impact that meaningful relationships and social connections have on our health and well-being. Also, check out Eating Smart/Being Active lessons which contain physical activities, tips for food preparation, food safety and saving money at the grocery store.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
Teal Post Traumatic Stress ribbon
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-06)
June recognizes Post-traumatic Stress Month, and you will learn how generational trauma affects each of us. Sunshine salad will start your summer off to a healthy and nutritious start. Learn to save money and shop smarter by using ingredients you already have in your kitchen to plan meals.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
Fourth of July clip art
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-07)
In honor of National Disability Independence Month, read this informative article about celebrating independence. Learn how to contact the Nevada Care Connection Resource Center. A new series of virtual Bingocize classes will be starting soon! There are also resources for senior nutrition programs throughout the state.
Grossman, E. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
Hope for Family Resilience Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 1
Discover vital insights on building resilience and fostering healthy relationships in our Hope for Family Resilience Newsletter series! Led by experts, we offer evidence-based strategies to navigate challenges like domestic violence, family dynamics, and more. Join us on the journey to greater well-being.
Thomas, C; Ornelas, E.; Stockett, F; and Payne, P.B. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Newsletters
Hope for Family Resilience Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 2
In this addition, 2024 is Off to a Great Start! Hope Team in the Spotlight; Upcoming 40-hour Hope Advocate Training Dates; Om's Law in Utah; News About Our Newest Partnerships
Ornelas, E., Payne, P., Thomas, C. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newletter
Washoe County Master Gardener Newsletter (2024-03)
This is the Washoe County Newsletter
McClure, R., Colwell, B., Doolittle, C. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Washoe County Master Gardener Newsletter (2024-06)
This is the Washoe County Master Gardener Newsletter.
McClure, R., Colwell, B., Doolittle, C. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Presentations
Digital marketing for Extension programs Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Social Media Marketing for Northeastern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors | Part I Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Social Media Marketing for Northeastern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors | Part II Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Social Media Marketing for Northern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors | Part I Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Social Media Marketing for Southern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors | Part I Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Website Marketing for Northern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Website Marketing for Southern Nevada Farmers Markets and Farm Vendors Andrews, A. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Recipes
Apple salad ingredient illustration by Jessie Boulard
Apple Salad
For Apple Month, we are sharing a recipe from the “Healthy Cooking the Anishinaabek Way” cookbook.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Baked Flaked Chicken
Baked Flaked Chicken
This light and healthy baked-fried chicken. You can use leftovers to cut up or shred to add to soup or salads,
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Banana Berry Spread on Tortilla
Banana Berry Spread on Tortilla
Did you know a banana contains fiber, potassium, folate, and antioxidants, such as vitamin C? All of these support heart health. A medium-sized banana (about 7 inches long) contains 3 grams of fiber.
Weding, H. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Banana-Walnut Overnight Oats
Banana Crumble
Did you know that a banana is technically not a fruit, but a berry? This has to do with the fact that the seeds are inside the flesh rather than outside. 
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Barley and Lential Soup
Barley and Lentil Soup
Any time of year, a good bowl of healthy and hearty soup can be had. However, did you know January is declared the “unofficial” National Soup Month and Jan. 6 celebrates National Bean Day? 
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Chicken Fajitas
Chicken Fajitas
You don’t have to go to a restaurant to have delicious fajitas for dinner! The cumin in this recipe helps promote better mental health and sharpen memory by nourishing brain cells. Skip the tortilla and enjoy these fajitas in a bowl with your favorite toppings!
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Chicken with Apples and Rice
Chicken with Apples and Raisins
Chicken with Apples and Raisins ~ A flavorful fall dish that can be enhanced by adding ½ cup chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts.
N. Mazzullo 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Easy Pizza
Easy Pizza
Make this easy homemade pizza snack with English muffins or a slice of bread, you can choose your own healthy ingredients.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Egg Bites
Egg Bites
The perfect recipe for a quick and easy breakfast and a great way to get some protein in the morning before starting your day!
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Flavorful Green Beans
Flavorful Green Beans
Flavorful Green Beans:The seasonings are perfect companions to the green beans. Add sliced mushrooms to make this a healthy version of a traditional Thanksgiving favorite!
Mazzulloo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Fresh Fruit with Warm Honey Yogurt Topping
Fresh Fruit with Warm Honey Yogurt Topping
Explore different fruits throughout the year. Seasonal produce in your area will vary by growing conditions and weather. Remember, fresh, frozen, canned, and dried fruits are delicious ways to make every bite count!
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Frittata Recipe
Frittata Recipe
Try this versatile and easily customizable frittata recipe. You can use all kinds of seasonal, fresh, canned, or frozen veggies, leftover lean meats, and any low-fat cheese you have on hand, even low-fat cream cheese. Serve it for breakfast or any time of the day.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash
Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash
Butternut squash has a taste similar to sweet potato and can be substituted in recipes that call for sweet potato.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Kidney bean and chickpea salad
Kidney Bean and Chickpea Salad
Beans are a great choice. Beans contain alpha-linolenic acid, which is considered essential because it is the only one of the three omega-3 fatty acids your body cannot synthesize. Beans offer a great way to avoid the undesired fats, cholesterol and potential toxins frequently linked to other high-omega 3 foods.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Mango Salsa
Mango Salsa
According to mango.org, a cup of mango provides 100% of your daily requirement of Vitamin C. Besides Vitamin C, mangoes are rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B, and other antioxidants, which aid in keeping your immune system strong, cholesterol control and vision care.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Overnight Oatmeal with Berries
Overnight Oatmeal with Berries
A mixture of milk, yogurt, and raspberries combine with dry oats to become a smooth make-ahead breakfast.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Pasta with Beans and Greens
Pasta with Beans and Greens
To identify whole wheat pasta, make sure the first ingredient reads whole-wheat flour or look for the Whole Grains Council whole grain stamp.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
Try this easy all-American favorite: macaroni and cheese. Add cream cheese, low-fat grated cheese and fresh or frozen broccoli to this recipe. Throw in a can of rinsed and drained white beans for added fiber and a complete protein.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Strawberries
Strawberry Quinoa Salad
Strawberry Quinoa Salad is a heart-healthy, low-sodium recipe to nourish your body.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Sunshine Salad
Sunshine Salad
Any way you toss it, oranges help brighten up this tasty spinach and veggie salad. Enjoy a healthy salad this week with a quick and easy spinach salad.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
The Works Pizza
The Works Pizza
It costs less to make your own, and you can make it the way you like. It’s easy to do and you know exactly what’s in it.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Vegetable Stew
Vegetable Stew
Green chili pepper adds spice and flavor to this potato, corn and summer squash stew!
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Healthy LIVING while aging! Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Watermelon, Corn, Feta Salad
Watermelon Corn Feta Salad
Watermelon is rich in lycopene, linked to healthy eyes, heart health, and protection against certain types of cancers.
Mazzullo, N. Wedding. H. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Raspberries in Yogurt
Yogurt Parfait
A yogurt parfait with berries is not only delicious and versatile but also a nutritious choice for breakfast, a snack, or even dessert.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
Special Publications
Entering Wendover, NV
Housing Assessment and Gap Analysis Elko County, Nevada
Access to adequate and affordable housing is crucial for communities and economic development. When families spend too much of their income on housing, they often need help to pay for food, health care, transportation, education, and other basic needs. Housing stability leads to a stronger workforce and community.
Buddy Borden, Ariel Martinez, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Old car and gas pump at Humboldt Museum
Housing Assessment and Gap Analysis Humboldt County, Nevada
Access to adequate and affordable housing is crucial for communities and economic development. When families spend too much of their income on housing, they often need help to pay for food, health care, transportation, education, and other basic needs. Housing stability leads to a stronger workforce and community.
Buddy Borden, Ariel Martinez, Joe Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Mt Irish Petroglyphs in Lincoln County, NV
Housing Assessment and Gap Analysis Lincoln County, Nevada
Access to adequate and affordable housing is crucial for communities and economic development. When families spend too much of their income on housing, they often need help to pay for food, health care, transportation, education, and other basic needs. Housing stability leads to a stronger workforce and community.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Ariel Martinez, Elijah Rubalcada 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Walker River State Park
Housing Assessment and Gap Analysis Lyon County, Nevada
Access to adequate and affordable housing is crucial for communities and economic development. When families spend too much of their income on housing, they often need help to pay for food, health care, transportation, education, and other basic needs. Housing stability leads to a stronger workforce and community.
Buddy Borden, Ariel Martinez, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Rye Patch State Park in Pershing County, NV
Housing Assessment and Gap Analysis Pershing County, Nevada
Access to adequate and affordable housing is crucial for communities and economic development. When families spend too much of their income on housing, they often need help to pay for food, health care, transportation, education, and other basic needs. Housing stability leads to a stronger workforce and community.
Buddy Borden, Ariel Martinez, Joseph Lednicky, Elijah Rubalcada 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Lake sitting in the middle of a green forest at Spooner Lake and Backcountry State Park
Nevada State Parks Visitor Use Survey Data Profile Report
This report presents comprehensive findings from a survey across Nevada's state parks under the Nevada Division of State Parks, covering Visitor Demographics, Trip and Visit Characteristics, Park Performance, Planning Priorities and Recreation Activities.
Buddy Borden, Joseph Lednicky, Michael Taylor, Alec Bowman, Zen Frykberg, Noah Neuman 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Technical Publication
Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada 4-H 2022-2023 Program Evaluation Report
In the 2022-2023 4-H program year, the Clark County Extension team reached 9,938 youth participants, the urban Extension team reached 7,552, and the core urban 4-H team reached 2,649. The core urban 4-H team delivered 123 programs with 1,964.5 contact hours. The remaining Extension team provided 85 programs to 4,903 par
Solis-Leon, J; Luna, N; Christiansen, E. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, 4-H Report