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Alabama 4-H Opportunities Continue Empowering Youth

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AUBURN, Ala. — More than 100 years later, Alabama 4-H empowers youth’s heads, hearts, hands and health. Founded in 1909, Alabama 4-H, which is the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s youth development component, works with young people in each of Alabama’s 67 counties. “The 4-H program provides youth with opportunities and experiences to build their capacity of becoming college and career ready,” ... Read More »

Proper Care for Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and Feeders

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Auburn, Alabama –Ruby-throated hummingbirds are buzzing feeders across the state, having migrated back  from Central America. A species found in the eastern United States, ruby-throated hummingbirds are an eastern species of hummingbirds, found across Alabama. The males have ruby-colored throats while females have green-tinted throats. Like all hummingbirds, they are acrobatic and precise in their movements, as any hummingbird observer ... Read More »