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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Lincoln County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.


Club Name Type of Club
Bullseve Bandits technically a modified leaf that often looks like colorful flower petals. Good examples are the white/pink bracts of Eastern Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) and the red/pink/white bracts of poinsettia. In both cases the colorful parts are modified leaves, and in fact, not flower petals.
Shooting Sports technically, it means a cultivated variety. In practical terms, while walking in the woods a person selects one white-flowered redbud (see Variety) that was very short in height. Then the person vegetatively (made exact copies) propagated that dwarf plant and made it a commercially available cultivar called �Dwarf White�.
drupe a botanical term for a specific type of fruit. In simple terms they often look like a �berry�.
evergreen plants that retain their leaves for longer than one year. People often forget that these plants eventually do lose their leaves. Evergreens can have a wide leaf (broadleaf evergreen such as Southern magnolia) or they can have needles (needle evergreens such as our native baldcypress)
form refers to the typical plant shape or habit. For example, weeping willow has a weeping or cascading form and tuliptree has an upright oval form.
habit same as �form
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

In Pulaski County, the Smart Nutrition Active People-Education Program (SNAP-Ed) provides nutrition education to food stamp recipients and other eligible low-income individuals and families. Participants report eating more fruit and vegetables, choosing low fat dairy products and whole grains - all healthier choices - as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  For more information contact Ashley Carroll CEA Health and Nutrition.  Follow us on Facebook: 

Photo: North Little Rock STARS teach kindergarten students how to make healthy food choices.

Strong Women

Strong Women and Men is a low impact strength training program designed to increase strength, endurance, balance and flexibility in older adults. Many participants have reported that this program has allowed them to remain in their homes and living independently as they age.  Ashley Carroll CEA Health and Nutrition

Photo: Strong Women