Featured Programs

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Weed Warriors Invasive Weed Training

The Weed Warriors program tackles the growing problem of weeds on public and private land.

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Living With Fire

Helping Nevadans and visitors prepare for wildfire

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Nevada Radon Education Program

The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home. The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices.

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Washoe County 4-H Youth Development

4-H strengthens and promotes healthy youth development to give young people the capacity to act as responsible citizens and agents of community change.

A mother and daughter work together on creating artwork with colored paper shapes at a Let's Discover STEM workshop.

Let's Discover STEM

Let’s Discover STEM (Descubramos STEM) is a 7-week program that focuses on STEM enhancement and parent engagement for families with preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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SNAP Into Farm Fresh Foods

SNAP Into Farm Fresh Foods is a health and nutrition program that provides education to SNAP-eligible participants and provides technical assistance to local farmers market managers and vendors seeking to become SNAP authorized and implement SNAP friendliness best practices.  

 

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Washoe County Related News Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

 
boy showing cavy
4-H Cavy Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Cavy Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
girl playing with robot
4-H Home Arts and Sciences Project Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Home Arts and Sciences Project Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
girl on horse
4-H Horse Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Horse Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
girl showing horse
4-H Horseless Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Horseless Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
girl with sheep
4-H Market Livestock Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Market Livestock Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms
girl walking dog
4-H Northern Area Dog Project Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Northern Area Dog Project Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
girl holding chicken
4-H Poultry Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Poultry Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
boy showing rabbit
4-H Rabbit Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Rabbit Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Forms
Annual Achievement Record - Nevada 4-H Program
Annual Achievement Record for 4-H Members. Follows member throughout their 4-H years. Also used to justify Star Rank.
S. Schaffer 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, 4-H - Forms
Lizeth Ramirez-Barroeta with her colleagues at her naturalization ceremony
Community instructor earns University award, citizenship
Extension's Lizeth Ramirez-Barroeta, a University classified employee of the month, was sworn in as a U.S. citizen
Andrews, A. 2019, Nevada Today
Guidelines for keeping 4-H records books
Step-by-step guideline for keeping a 4-H Record Book. Includes tips on what to save, how to fill out general form, and how to record steps in the STAR RANK process.
Washoe County 4-H Awards Records Committee (A subcommittee of the Washoe County 4-H Leaders Council) 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County Forms
A cluster of homes in Washoe County adjacent to the urban interface with text: How to Complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Washoe County Communities
How to Complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Washoe County Communities
A Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) describes the wildfire hazards and mitigation measures for a community. Completing and implementing a CWPP is an important means for residents of Washoe County’s wildfire-prone areas to address the wildfire threat.
Smith, E., Sistare, S., Nejedlo, G. 2013, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, SP-13-06
Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake with Reservation and Off-reservation Kindergarten Students in Nevada. Emm, S., Harris, J., Halterman, J., Chvilicek, S., & Bishop, C. 2019, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 9(B), 1-10.
A young child with his family's museum in a box diorama
Make Your Home a Great Place to Play
The many forms of play enrich a child’s brain, body and life in important ways, and STEM in the early years makes a difference in children’s lives. Any time, even this time of coronavirus, can be the right time to make time for STEM. All families can learn more about STEM at home.
Ramirez-Barroeta, L., and Andrews, A. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Towards wine grape (Vitis vinifera) vineyard establishment in Northern Nevada: varietal studies in the dry desert climate. J. Evans, E.A.R. Tattersall, W. Johnson, and G.R. Cramer 2005, NAES publication #51055382
Native bee on desert marigold
Using native plants to attract pollinators and other beneficial insects - workshop and plant giveaway
These workshops in Reno and Elko will cover the fascinating ecology of our native pollinators and how to use native plants to provide critical habitat for them and pest control services for you. In addition, there will be a plant giveaway at the end of the workshop!
Burls, K.J. and H. Kratsch 2021, University of Nevada, Reno Event Calendar
Washoe County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Washoe County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Washoe County-Reno area Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Washoe County-Reno/Sparks area homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP

County Reports

 
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Gatzke, H. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, County Reports
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Gatzke, H. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, County Report FYI 2020
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Washoe County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Gatzke, H. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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