Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Grant Projects

Monarch Butterfly  Workshop - June 24, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Monarch Butterfly” Workshop on June 24th at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  10 Amazing Facts about the Monarch Butterfly Handout; 10 Fascinating Facts about Monarch Butterflies Pamphlet; Pollination Fast Facts Sheet: How to Build a Bee Condo Guide; Pollinator Puzzle; 7 Things You Can Do for Pollinators Sheet; 5 Things Kids Can Do to Help Pollinators Factsheet; Bee Identification Guide; Food Industry Fact Sheet; Gardeners Fact Sheet; Farmers and Ranchers Fact Sheet; Ways You can Help Pollinators Guide; Life Cycle of a Butterfly Coloring Page with Crayons; Butterfly Feeder Instructions; Butterfly Cage with instructions on how to raise Butterflies; Caterpillar and Food with a coupon to purchase more Caterpillars.  Watched two videos; Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly and Migration of the Monarch Butterfly in Mexico City.  The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority. 

 

Participates were:  James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Amelia Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Jennifer Tweedy; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, RaeAnn Humphrey and Lynlee Flowers.

Pollinator Workshop - June 29, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Pollinator” Workshop on June 29th at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  Pollinator Feeder/Waterers Kit; Bird Food; Bird Suet Cake and Holder; Hummingbird Feeder; Bird House; Decorated Bee Box; Where Would We BEE without Pollinators Placemat and Bookmark; Be A Friend to Pollinators Brochure. Watched three videos; What are Pollinators? What is Pollination? and Pollinators You Wouldn’t Consider.  The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority. 

 

Participants were:  James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Jennifer Tweedy, Amelia Fochs; Cheri Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, RaeAnn Humphrey and Lynlee Flowers.

Energy Conservation Workshop - July 15, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Energy Conservation” Workshop on July 15th at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  LED Light Bulbs and Energy Conservation Pamplet.  Attended a Field Trip to Tri-County EMC office in Burkesville then visited Citizens Bank of Cumberland County. Thank you to Citizens Bank of Cumberland County for the refreshments and t-shirts.  Thank you to Tri-County EMC, Peyton Young and Sammy Farlee for the tour and activities.  The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority

 

Participants were:  James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Jennifer Tweedy, Amelia Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Bart Capps; Virginia Myers; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, RaeAnn Humphrey and Chuck Humphrey.

Air Quality  Workshop - August 22, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught an “Air Quality” Workshop on August 22nd at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received: Importance of Outdoor Air Quality Tip Sheet; Importance of Indoor Air Quality Tip Sheet; Ten Things you Should Know about Mold Guideline; Mold Cleanup Tips and Techniques; Open Burning – Learn Before You Burn Pamphlet; Wildflower Seed Pad; Smoke Alarm and Tire Gauge. Also watched a video on 17 Effective Ways to Improve Air Quality in your Home. The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority.

Participants were: James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Jennifer Tweedy, Don Tweedy; Cheri Fochs, Amelia Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, RaeAnn Humphrey, Brian Thompson, Ivy Davis, Skylar Davis, Blake Davis, Garrett Davis; Jeannie Will, Bill Will and Joyce Howlett.

Healthy Soils  Workshop - August 31, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Healthy Soils” Workshop on August 31, 2022 at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  What is Kentucky’s Official State Soil: Crider Handout; Five Simple Ways to Improve Soil Quality Tip Sheet; Types of Soil and Soil Amendments Guideline; 10 Soil Facts Guide; 5 Questions Landowners Should Ask Their Farmers about Soil Health Pamphlet; Healthy Productive Soils for Growers Checklist; Unlock Your Farm’s Potential Pamphlet; Love the Soil Pamphlet, Soil is an Amazing Substance Tip Sheet; Soil’s Superheroes Coloring Book and Crayons.  Also received a Soil Testing Kit and watched two videos; All About Soils. The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority. 

 

Participants were:  James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Amelia Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Jennifer Tweedy; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, Garrett Davis; RaeAnn Humphrey; Doris Rohr; Blake Davis; Skyler Davis; Ivy Davis; Brian Thompson; Joyce Howlett and Cheri Fochs.

Backyard Conservation with Wildlife Garden  Workshop - August 31, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Backyard Conservation with Wildlife Garden” Workshop on August 31, 2022 at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  Backyard Conservation Book (27 pages); Tips to Start Your Wildlife Garden Handout; Wildflower Seed Packet and Discussed Getting You Backyard Certified; Bird Feeder; Rain Gauge; Hummingbird Feeder; Bird Suet and Hanger; Flower Pots; Knee Pad and Garden Items. Also watched a 9 Minute Video on Backyard Conservation.  The workshop was co-sponsored by Cumberland County Conservation District and Tennessee Valley Authority. 

 

Participants were:  James Capps, Clay Capps, Ireland Tweedy, Amelia Fochs; Holden Tweedy; Julie Capps; Jennifer Tweedy; Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, Garrett Davis; RaeAnn Humphrey; Doris Rohr; Blake Davis; Skyler Davis; Ivy Davis; Brian Thompson; Joyce Howlett and Cheri Fochs.