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.

Water Quality Workshop - September 20, 2022
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Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Water Quality” Workshop on September 20th at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  Rain Barrel Kit (barrel, brass hose bibb, plumbers’ tape, screen and supplies) and Rain Gauge. Discussed the importance of collecting rainwater for gardens, flower beds and more.  What is good and bad water quality.  Best location for your rain barrel.  Ireland Tweedy preparing her barrel. 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, Cheri Fochs, Tina Sparks, Tiffany Sparks, Harper Nagy, Amber Raines, Lakin Raines, Jayden Sparks, Corbin Raines, Brain Thompson and Jeannie Will.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Workshop - September 22, 2022

Wanda J Gilbert CCCD DAS taught a “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” Workshop on September 22nd at the Soil Conservation office. Participants received:  Compost Barrel Kit (barrel, latch, hinges and supplies) and Recycle Trash Can.  Discussed the importance of recycling.  50 Things You Can Compost Handout (explaining the green and brown materials needed for composting) and best location for your compost barrel. ReaAnn Humphrey drilling holes in the barrel with assistances from Libby McIntsh, Jeannie Will and Doris Rohr. 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, Virginia Myers, Libby McIntosh, Anna-Sophia Humphrey, Adeline Humphrey, Genevieve Humphrey, Everett Humphrey, RaeAnn Humphrey, Cheri Fochs, Tina Sparks, Tiffany Sparks, Jayden Sparks, Ivy Davis, Blake Davis, Skyler Davis, Garrett Davis, Doris Rohr, Jeannie Will and Di Hayward.